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CPAC and ACUF Release Scorecard of North Carolina Lawmakers

The American Conservative Union Foundation conducts an annual, in-depth analysis to rate all 8,000 lawmakers in America, revealing their positions on a wide variety of issues directly affecting our communities and families.

Check out the press release below with more details and please take action!

It only takes three minutes to let your legislators know that their score from the American Conservative Union Foundation is important to you, and you expect them to support more conservative policies.

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ALEXANDRIA, VA (January 5, 2022)— North Carolina’s Republican legislators rank among the most conservative in the country, according to just released voting record analysis from ACUF’s Center for Legislative Accountability. Lawmakers received high marks for fighting to combat Gov. Roy Cooper’s excessive COVID-19 shutdown policies and for their efforts to try to advance conservative legislation relating to election security safeguards and school choice.

Click Here to view the 2021 Ratings of North Carolina

This year ACU will be inviting a large delegation of NC legislators to receive awards for their conservative voting records at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) taking place in Orlando, Florida from February 24-27, 2022. To earn an invitation, a lawmaker must vote with the conservative position at least 80% of the time, as calculated by the American Conservative Union Foundation’s Center for Legislative Accountability.

The following scores represent how often Republican and Democratic leadership voted with the conservative position:


President Pro Tem. Phil Berger (94%)

Deputy President Pro Tem. Ralph Hise (91%)

Majority Leader Kathy Harrington (93%)

Democratic Leader Dan Blue (27%)

Democratic Whip Jay J. Chaudhuri (23%)


Speaker Tim Moore (92%)

Speaker Pro Tem. Sarah Stevens (90%)

Majority Leader John R. Bell IV (91%)

Democratic Leader Robert Reives (23%)

Deputy Democratic Leader Gale Adcock (33%)

Click Here to view the PDF version of the ratings

Among the 79 roll call votes scored by the American Conservative Union Foundation (ACUF) are the election integrity reforms (S 326 and S 725), legislation meant to safeguard the Second Amendment (S 43 and H 398), efforts to expand school choice (H 32 and S 671), and legislation banning “critical race theory” in schools (H 324).

ACUF’s Ratings of Congress and Ratings of the States are initiatives of American Conservative Union Foundation (ACUF)’s Center for Legislative Accountability (CLA). These ratings are designed to reflect how more than 8,000 elected officials across the nation view the role of government while illustrating the differences between chambers of the legislature and revealing lawmakers’ positions across 186 policy areas that directly affect citizens.


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Our staff spends thousands of hours analyzing more than 105,000 pieces of legislation voted on by Congress and every state legislature in the country. Your support is critical to be able to provide this level of insight and transparency. Will you please make a tax-deductible donation today to support transparency and ratings of North Carolina legislators?



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