Candidate Profile
Paul Anthony Gosar

Republican , Arizona

Biography

Name
Paul Anthony Gosar
Party
Republican
Race
U.S. Rep., Dist. 4
Incumbent
Yes
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Panel Rating

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Scorecards

Conservative Organizations

American Family Association (AFA), 2013:  100%
Concerned Women for America (CWA), 2013-14:  100%
Eagle Forum, 2015-16:  100%
FRC Action, 2015:  100%
National Right to Life, 2015-16:  100%
Americans for Prosperity (AFP), 2015-16:  100%, 92%
American Conservative Union (ACU), 2014:  92%, 91%
FreedomWorks, 2016:  100%, 87%
Center for Security Policy, 2013-14:  85%
Club for Growth, 2015:  94%, 85%
Heritage Action, 2015-16:  92%, 83%
Conservative Review (CR), 2015:  82%

92%

CONSERVATIVE AVERAGE

Liberal Organizations

Americans for Democratic Action (ADA), 2014:  10%
American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), 2015:  6%
American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), 2015:  5%, 6%
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), 2013:  0%, 5%
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 2015-16:  0%
Human Rights Campaign, 2015-16:  0%
Planned Parenthood, 2015:  0%

8%

LIBERAL AVERAGE

Endorsements

Conservatives

4
Arizona Right to Life, Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness Second Revolution, National Right to Life Committee, U.S. Immigration Reform PAC

Reported by Candidate

1
(None listed.)

Selected Contributions

Conservative

GIVEN BY CANDIDATE
28
Barbara Comstock, Bobby Schilling, Brian Babin, Brian Nestande, Bruce Poliquin, Carlos Curbelo and 22 more
RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
97
American Conservative Union, American Principles, American Success PAC, Americans for Tax Reform, Associated Builders and Contractors, Austin Scott and 91 more

Liberal

RECEIVED BY CANDIDATE
1
Airline Pilots Association

Summary

1%

LIBERAL

99%

CONSERVATIVE

Questionnaire

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

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 are the key to national prosperity.

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

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3. 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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4. Government should enforce laws designed to protect the border and to prevent illegal entry into the country.

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5. The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) should be repealed by Congress.

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

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

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8. Efforts to bring Islamic law (shariah) to America do not pose a threat to our country and its Constitution.

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

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10. Governments should pay to develop wind and solar energy solutions when these are not economically feasible.

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11. More restrictive gun control laws are needed to protect public safety.

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12. The founders established pure democracy in the Constitution because they believed that it is the best form of government to ensure the safety and equitable treatment of all citizens.

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13. People should be able to vote without photo identification.

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14. The federal government should establish nationwide standards (such as Common Core) for high-school graduation.

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

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16. Briefly list three (3) political or legislative issues of most concern to you, and explain why each is important to you.

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

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18. 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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19. Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

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Background

Education
  • Creighton, nebraska, BS
  • Creighton Univ, Nebraska, DDS
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
Affiliations
  • American Dental Association, Board of Government Affairs
Offices
  • Congressman, Held 5
 

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