Stewart named top conservative by American Conservative Union

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Rep. Chris Stewart was named a top conservative by the American Conservative Union for his congressional achievements in 2013. Since 1971, the nation’s oldest and largest grassroots conservative organization has annually graded Members of Congress based on their votes on key conservative issues.

The 2013 ACU Ratings of Congress includes scores for each individual member in both the Senate and the House of Representatives. ACU Conservatives are members recognized for scoring 80 percent or higher.

“Conservatives have a responsibility to fight the out-of-control growth of government in Congress. We are proud to honor the fine work of Rep. Stewart in that battle,” Al Cardenas, chairman of ACU, said.

The ACU tracks a wide range of issues before Congress to determine which bills serve as the best barometer for separating those representatives who defend liberty from liberal members who have turned their backs on our founding principles – constitutionally limited government, individual liberty, free markets, a strong national defense and traditional American values.

“Since I was sworn into Congress, I have fought to be a conservative voice – working to reduce the size and influence of the government and increase personal freedoms,” Stewart said. “I am honored to be recognized for this award, and will continue to defend America’s core conservative principles.”

Throughout the history of the conservative ratings program, ACU has become the go-to source for determining whether an elected official’s philosophical rhetoric matches his or her record. Its conservative ratings guides provide a comprehensive analysis of the legislative landscape over the preceding year. This differentiates ACU from other guides which may emphasize single areas, like taxes, defense, or social policy.

ACU’s scored votes are not announced in advance, ensuring that its scores provide a more accurate reflection of an elected official’s philosophy of government.


The full 2013 ACU Ratings of Congress guide is now available online at

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  • JOSH DALTON April 4, 2014 at 3:44 pm

    Ostentatious…thats how I would desribe that red tie. Not conservitive.

  • Fred April 4, 2014 at 6:56 pm

    But he will not touch or dare to talk about Barry and his credential FRAUD or treasonous activities.

    • Nunya April 5, 2014 at 8:25 am

      Really Fred? These points have been gone over millions of times with the same results! Move on and do something production with your time instead of sitting around thinking up conspiracy theories!

  • Fred April 5, 2014 at 9:09 am

    Dear Nunya,

    Spoken like a true Alinsky. When someone wants to know why this fraud sealed all of his records they are ridiculed by the likes of you. We just want to know the truth. The investigation by Sheriff Arpiao and Detective Mike Zullo is about to be released. Our Congressmen would not touch it as they are afraid or have been threatened by the commies in power. Eric Holder should have been arrested by now along with Lois Lerner but nothing happens. Our Congressmen should have had a hearing long ago but nothing. The media does nothing as usual. Bengazi, Fast and Furious and so much more and they get away with it.

    • Bub April 6, 2014 at 10:00 am

      Hide them guns Fred. Obamas a’comin!

  • Fred April 6, 2014 at 11:12 am

    Hey Bub

    You reminded me about Barry’s main agenda which is to disarm Americans. Thank you.

    Now you can go back to reading more of Alinsky’s Handbook “Rules For Radicals” which suggests to ridicule all opponents and not use logic and a good debate based on facts and not name calling. You cannot back anything up using common sense. When you see your friend Barry tell him to release all of his sealed records and to come clean on Benghazi, Fast and Furious, IRS and so much more.
    He couldn’t pass a background check to be a janitor in a govt. building.

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