Candidate Profile
Dan Newhouse

Republican, Washington

Biography

Name
Dan Newhouse
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist. 4
Incumbent
Yes
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Panel Rating

Conservative

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

American Family Association (AFA), 2017-18:  100%
Center for Security Policy, 2015-16:  100%
FRC Action, 2017:  100%
National Right to Life, 2017-19:  100%
Campaign for Working Families PAC, 2017-18:  93%
National Taxpayers Union, 2016:  B
Americans for Prosperity (AFP), 2017-18:  77%, 82% (cum.)
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2017:  80%, 79% (cum.)
Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW), 2016:  81%, 77% (cum.)
Heritage Action, 2017-18:  71%, 67% (cum.)
Club for Growth, 2016:  71%, 64% (cum.)
FreedomWorks, 2018:  52%, 62% (cum.)
Conservative Review (CR), 2018:  55% (cum.)
Eagle Forum, 2015-16:  53%

80%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), 2017:  24%, 20% (cum.)
Human Rights Campaign, 2015-16:  16%
American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), 2017:  14%
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 2018:  12%
League of Conservation Voters (LCV), 2017:  0%, 1% (cum.)
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), 2015:  0%, 0% (cum.)
Americans for Democratic Action (ADA), 2016:  0%
Planned Parenthood, 2017:  0%

8%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Conservatives

4
Campaign for Working Families, Human Life of Washington PAC, Hunters Heritage Council, Washington State Farm Bureau PAC

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
4
Local, County, and District Republican Organizations, Mainstream Republicans of Washington, National Republican Congressional Committee, State Republican Party Organizations
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
46
Associated Builders and Contractors, Austin Scott, Bob Gibbs, Bradley Byrne, Brett Guthrie, Cloud Peak Energy Resources PAC and 40 more

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
15
Airline Pilots Association, American Federation of Government Employees, American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, American Maritime Officers, Eric Pettigrew, International Union of Operating Engineers and 9 more

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

CONSERVATIVE

Questionnaire

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

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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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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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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 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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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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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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Background

Education

  • Washington State University, Pullman, BS, 1977

Work & Military

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Affiliations

  • Yakima County Farm Bureau, Past President
  • Hop Growers of Washington, Past President
  • Hop Growers of America, Past President
  • Daybreak Rotary, Member
  • Sunnyside Presbyterian Church, Member and past Elder
  • National Rifle Association, Member
  • Central Washington Fair Board, Member
  • Sunnyside Republican Club, Member

Offices

  • Director, Washington State Dept. of Agriculture, Held 2009-2013
  • Representative, 15th Legislative District, Held 2003-2009

Details

Voted for Obama's budget deal with Republicans in December 2015 http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2015/roll705.xml

 

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