Candidate Profile
Heidi Heitkamp

Democrat , North Dakota

Biography

Name
Heidi Heitkamp
Party
Democrat
Race
U.S. Senator
Incumbent
Yes
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Panel Rating

Liberal

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

National Taxpayers Union, 2016:  D
Center for Security Policy, 2015-16:  40%
Americans for Prosperity (AFP), 2017-18:  17%, 26% (cum.)
Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW), 2016:  38%, 25% (cum.)
Heritage Action, 2017-18:  17%
National Right to Life, 2017-18:  14%
Club for Growth, 2016:  30%, 13% (cum.)
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2017:  0%, 11% (cum.)
Campaign for Working Families PAC, 2017-18:  11%
FreedomWorks, 2018:  9%, 9% (cum.)
FRC Action, 2017:  8%
Eagle Forum, 2015-16:  7%
Conservative Review (CR), 2018:  6% (cum.)
American Family Association (AFA), 2017-18:  0%
Christian Coalition of America (CCA), 2014:  0%

16%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), 2017:  100%
Planned Parenthood, 2017:  100%
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), 2015:  75%, 91% (cum.)
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), 2017:  100%, 89% (cum.)
Human Rights Campaign, 2015-16:  85%
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 2018:  62%
League of Conservation Voters (LCV), 2017:  58%, 52% (cum.)
Americans for Democratic Action (ADA), 2016:  45%

78%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Liberals

4
End Citizens United, Feminist Majority, North Dakota AFL-CIO, North Dakota United

Selected Contributions

Conservative

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
2
Cloud Peak Energy Resources PAC, National Federation of Independent Business

Liberal

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
10
ActBlue, Council for a Livable World, Country Roads PAC, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, Eliot Glassheim, George B. Sinner and 4 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
131
A New Direction PAC, ActBlue, Airline Pilots Association, Amalgamated Transit Union, America Works PAC, American Association for Justice and 125 more

Summary

99%

LIBERAL

1%

CONSERVATIVE

 

Other Information

Heitkamp helped to kill pro-life legislation by voting against a motion to close debate and proceed to a vote on the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, S.2311 (cloture motion failed on Roll Call Vote No. 25 Leg.) Congressional Record, Vol. 164, No. 19, January 29, 2018, page S545.

Questionnaire

Please note: Responses are entered electronically by the candidate and are listed verbatim.

Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.

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iVoterGuide Note:  Senate Roll Call vote on Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act  Source

I am in favor of construction of a wall and other necessary infrastructure on our border that gives complete control over entering and exiting the United States.

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Governments should not discriminate against individuals, organizations or small businesses because of their belief that marriage is only a union of one man and one woman.

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Governments should define marriage as between one man and one woman; no other definition of marriage should be legalized or supported with taxpayer or public funds.

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It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has a livable income.

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It is the government’s responsibility to be sure everyone has health insurance.

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Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality which permitted our system of limited government.

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More restrictive gun control is needed to protect public safety.

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Free enterprise and the right to private property are essential elements of a productive economic system.

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Additional regulations are needed to prevent climate change.

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Religious liberty is at risk in the United States and deserves the highest level of protection in the law.

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The United States should help defend Israel from attack by its enemies.

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Abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, should not receive funds from federal, state, or local governments.

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iVoterGuide Note:  Roll Call vote of H.J. 43; Heitkamp states she will oppose bill to block funding to Planned Parenthood;Senate Bill to block funding to Planned Parenthood  Source  Source  Source

Islamic law (Sharia) should take precedence over national and state laws where there are Islamic majority communities in the U. S.

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Congress should pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution.

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People should be allowed to use public restrooms, showers, and changing rooms based on "gender identity."

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iVoterGuide Note:  Candidate has previously stated access should be provided based on Gender Identity  Source

I support sanctuary cities.

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It is OK for Congress to exempt itself from compliance with laws applicable to all citizens.

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I support the death penalty.

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Tuition-free public education should be guaranteed through college.

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The United States should protect its sovereignty from the United Nations.

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The best way to maintain peace is through a strong military.

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I voted in these primaries and general elections:

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Under what circumstances should abortion be allowed?

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What should the United States do to help eradicate the threat of radical Islamic terrorism?

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What in the nature of mankind caused America’s Founders to carefully define, separate, and limit powers in the Constitution?

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Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

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When you consider your views on a wide range of issues from economic and social matters to foreign policy and immigration, which of the following best describes you overall?

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Please provide publicly available information validating your answer to the previous question.

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How would you promote healthcare coverage that is adequate, affordable and accessible for all?

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iVoterGuide Note:  Opposes full repeal of Affordable Care Action  Source

What role should government play in boosting the economy?

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What changes should be made to the tax code?

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iVoterGuide Note:  Opposes the recent tax reform legislation known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act  Source  Source

What is the best way to bring down unemployment?

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How would you guarantee Social Security benefits for future generations?

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What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?

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E-mail address and phone number for voters to reach you:

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Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?

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