Candidate Profile
Peter DeFazio

Democrat, Oregon

Biography

Name
Peter DeFazio
Party
Democrat
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist. 4
Incumbent
Yes
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Panel Rating

Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

Conservative Review (CR), 2015:  27%
FreedomWorks, 2016:  20%, 20%
Heritage Action, 2015-16:  12%, 16%
Americans for Prosperity (AFP), 2015-16:  0%, 14%
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2014:  12%, 13%
Club for Growth, 2015:  7%, 13%
Eagle Forum, 2015-16:  13%
Center for Security Policy, 2013-14:  7%
American Family Association (AFA), 2013:  0%
Campaign for Working Families PAC, 2013-14:  0%
Concerned Women for America (CWA), 2012:  0%
FRC Action, 2015:  0%
National Right to Life, 2015-16:  0%

14%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 2015-16:  100%
Human Rights Campaign, 2015-16:  100%
Planned Parenthood, 2015:  100%
American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), 2015:  94%
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), 2015:  95%, 94%
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), 2013:  100%, 93%
Americans for Democratic Action (ADA), 2014:  90%

96%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Selected Contributions

Conservative

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
FreedomWorks

Liberal

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
18
ActBlue, American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, Carol Shea Porter, Ciro Rodriguez, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, Elizabeth Esty and 12 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
100
3rd and Long PAC, ActBlue, Airline Pilots Association, Amalgamated Transit Union, American Association for Justice, American Federation of Government Employees and 94 more

Summary

98%

LIBERAL

2%

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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

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

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

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

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