Candidate Profile
Lee Terry

Republican, Nebraska

Biography

Name
Lee Terry
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist. 2
Incumbent
Yes
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Panel Rating

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

Campaign for Working Families PAC, 2013-14:  100%
National Right to Life, 2013:  100%
Center for Security Policy, 2013-14:  96%
Concerned Women for America (CWA), 2012:  96%
Americans for Prosperity (AFP), 2013-14:  87%
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2014:  68%, 86%
Eagle Forum, 2012:  76%
American Family Association (AFA), 2013:  75%
FRC Action, 2014:  75%
FreedomWorks, 2014:  75%
Club for Growth, 2014:  57%, 73%
Heritage Action, 2013-14:  67%

84%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), 2013:  19%, 14%
American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), 2014:  10%
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), 2013:  0%, 3%
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 2014:  0%
Americans for Democratic Action (ADA), 2014:  0%
Human Rights Campaign, 2015-16:  0%
Planned Parenthood, 2013:  0%

8%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Others

6
Nebraska Republicans, Rep. Allen West of Florida, Omaha World Herald., NFIB, Nebraska Right to Life, National Rifle Association

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
24
Adam Kinzinger, Adrian Smith, Bob Latta, Bradley Byrne, Brian Bilbray, Deb Fischer and 18 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
201
13th Colony Leadership Committee, Acton PAC, Adam Kinzinger, American Success PAC, Arkansas for Leadership PAC, Associated Builders and Contractors and 195 more

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
20
Airline Pilots Association, American Association for Justice, American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, American Maritime Officers, Americans for the Arts, Badlands PAC and 14 more

Summary

0%

LIBERAL

100%

CONSERVATIVE

Questionnaire

1. Free enterprise and the right to private property turn mankind's natural self interest into the fairest and most productive economic system there is, and is the key to national prosperity.

Strongly Agree

2. Government should enforce laws designed to protect the border and to prevent illegal entry of persons into the country.

Strongly Agree

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

Disagree

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

Strongly Agree

5. Marriage is a union of one man and one woman. No government has the authority to alter this definition.

Strongly Agree

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

Strongly Agree

7. The United States must maintain a nuclear arsenal that is safe, reliable, modern and numerically superior to those of potential adversaries.

Strongly Agree

8. Efforts to bring Islamic law (shariah) to America pose a threat to our country and its Constitution.

Strongly Agree

9. U.S. disarmament entailed in President Obama’s defense budget cuts will endanger our national security.

Strongly Agree

10. Pure democracy is the best form of government to ensure the safety and equitable treatment of all citizens.

Strongly Agree

11. Who has the primary responsibility to be sure children are properly educated?

Family members and local communities

12. Should abortion be allowed under extenuating circumstances? If so, what circumstances?

only when necessary to prevent death of mother

13. Based on the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution, please arrange the following entities, starting with the highest source of authority, and continue the list in descending order of authority, skipping any that do not apply: Academia, Congress, Constitution, God, Industry, Media, Professional Sports, Supreme Court, Voters.

(Did not answer)

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

(Did not answer)

15. Please list your educational, military and vocational history, and any church and civic leadership positions held, and political positions held or sought.

As a native Omahan, Lee is a Northwest High School graduate. He received his undergraduate degree from University of Nebraska at Lincoln and his Juris Doctorate from Creighton University. He and his wife Robyn have three sons, Nolan, Ryan and Jack, who are all active members of our community. Before his election to the House of Representatives, Congressman Terry was a member of the Omaha City Council, serving two years as President and two years as Vice-President. He was also Managing Partner in a small Omaha law firm

16. What charitable, educational, religious, or political organizations have you been affiliated with as a member, contributor, or volunteer?

(Did not answer)

17. Please list the six (6) most important endorsements (groups or individuals) of your current candidacy.

(Did not answer)

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