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Rob Maness

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Rob Maness
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Former candidate for
U.S. Senate, Louisiana, District 4
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Tampa
Master'sHarvard University's Kennedy School, Air Command and Staff College, U.S. College of Naval Warfare
Military service
Service/branchAir Force
Personal website
Rob Maness was a Republican candidate for the United States Senate in Louisiana in the 2014 elections.[1] Rob Maness lost the general election on November 4, 2014.

Maness had never previously ran for public office.[2]



  • University of Tampa
  • Harvard University's Kennedy School
  • Air Command and Staff College
  • U.S. College of Naval Warfare


Maness retired from the U.S. Air Force in 2011.[2]


On The Issues Vote Match

Rob Maness's Vote Match results from On The Issues.
See also: On The Issues Vote Match

On The Issues conducts a VoteMatch analysis of elected officials based on 20 issue areas. Rather than relying on incumbents to complete the quiz themselves, the VoteMatch analysis is conducted using voting records, statements to the media, debate transcripts or citations from books authored by or about the candidate. Based on the results of the quiz, Maness is a Hard-Core Conservative. Maness received a score of 22 percent on social issues and 87 percent on economic issues.[3]

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The table below contains the results of analysis compiled by staff at On The Issues.

On The Issues Vote Quiz[4]
Economic Issues Social Issues
Issue Stance Issue Stance
Legally require hiring women & minorities Opposes Abortion is a woman's unrestricted right Strongly Opposes
Expand ObamaCare Strongly Opposes Comfortable with same-sex marriage Strongly Opposes
Vouchers for school choice Strongly Favors Keep God in the public sphere Favors
Absolute right to gun ownership Strongly Favors Human needs over animal rights Favors
Higher taxes on the wealthy Opposes Stricter punishment reduces crime Favors
Support & expand free trade Favors Pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens Strongly Opposes
Stricter limits on political campaign funds Opposes Maintain US sovereignty from UN Favors
Prioritize green energy Strongly Opposes Expand the military Strongly Favors
Stimulus better than market-led recovery Strongly Opposes Stay out of Iran Opposes
Privatize Social Security Neutral Never legalize marijuana Strongly Favors
Note: Information last updated: April 19, 2015.[3] If you notice the rating has changed, email us.



See also: United States Senate elections in Louisiana, 2014

Maness ran for the United States Senate in the 2014 elections.[2] Maness announced his candidacy on May 13, 2013.

He is seeking the backing of the Senate Conservatives Fund (SCF), a group that backs conservative primary challengers in Senate races, which he says is “a strong supporter of my campaign.”[5][6]

U.S. Senate, Louisiana General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMary Landrieu Incumbent 42.1% 619,402
     Democratic Wayne Ables 0.8% 11,323
     Democratic Vallian Senegal 0.3% 3,831
     Democratic William Waymire Jr. 0.3% 4,673
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBill Cassidy 41% 603,084
     Republican Rob Maness 13.8% 202,556
     Republican Thomas Clements 1% 14,173
     Libertarian Brannon Lee McMorris 0.9% 13,034
Total Votes 1,472,076
Source: Mary Landrieu and Bill Cassidy headed to a runoff election on December 6, 2014. Louisiana Secretary of State

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Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Maness's reports.[7]


Maness and his wife have five children and two grandchildren.[2]

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