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CPAC Releases Maine Lawmaker Scorecard
Record Number of Lawmakers Receive CPAC Awards for Fighting Left’s Radical Agenda
ALEXANDRIA, VA (June 13, 2022) — CPAC has awarded a record 69 Maine state lawmakers for upholding conservative principles in their voting, determined through a new analysis conducted by the Center for Legislative Accountability (CLA), a project of CPAC Foundation and the American Conservative Union Foundation.
The analysis covered votes cast in 2021, and the spike in awardees is largely a result of strong opposition by lawmakers to the radical agenda advanced by Democratic leadership and Governor Janet Mills. The strong opposition also helped raise Maine’s conservative rating to 41% (from 38% in 2019), but the state still significantly trails the national average of 49%.
The 69 lawmakers who earned awards voted in line with the conservative position on at least 80% of the bills evaluated by the CLA. The conservative rating is calculated through CPAC’s scorecards and is based on lawmaker voting across 186 policy areas ranging from cultural and life issues to tax, fiscal and regulatory
MAINE SCORECARD (Web Version)
MAINE SCORECARD (PDF Version)
The ratings have also been incorporated into CPAC’s new Lawmaker Comparison Tool which runs head-to-head comparisons on lawmaker’s strongest and weakest policy areas.
The CLA is the first and only organization to annually publish individual ratings for all 8,000 federal and state lawmakers in America. The CLA is also home to the nation’s most comprehensive conservative policy database containing over 17,500 detailed bill analyses which span 50 years of Congress and all 50 state legislatures.
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