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CPAC and ACUF Release Scorecard of Alabama 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.

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ACU to Present Awards to Top-Scoring Alabama Lawmakers at CPAC
CPAC and ACUF Release Alabama Legislative Scorecard


ALEXANDRIA, VA (March 3, 2022)— Several Alabama state legislators were recognized at CPAC last week for their conservative voting records based off of a just released analysis from ACUF’s Center for Legislative Accountability.

Click Here to view the Ratings of Alabama

The following members of the Alabama State Legislature earned an invitation to receive an award at CPAC for voting with the conservative position at least 80% of the time:

Top Scoring Alabama Lawmakers with ACU Chairman Matt Schlapp and Vice-Chairman Charlie Gerow at the 5th Annual CPAC State Lawmaker’s Reception on February 26, 2022.



Jack Williams (89%)

Dan Roberts (87%)

Randy Price (86%)

Tom Butler (86%)

Shay Shelnutt (86%)

Tom Whatley (84%)

Andrew Jones (83%)

Steve Livingston (83%)

Greg Reed (83%)

Clay Scofield (83%)

T J Waggoner (83%)

Sam Givhan (82%)

Gerald Allen (82%)

Will Barfoot (82%)

Clyde Chambliss (82%)

Donnie Chesteen (82%)

Garlan Gudger (82%)

Tim Melson (82%)

Arthur Orr (82%)

David Sessions (82%)

Chris Elliott (81%)

Jim McClendon (81%)

Larry Stutts (81%)

Greg Albritton (80%) 


Andrew Sorrell (100%)

Jim Carns (90%)

Andy Whitt (89%)

Chip Brown (86%)

David Wheeler (86%)

James Hanes (85%)

Ben Robbins (85%)

Ivan Smith (85%)

David Standridge (85%)

Bob Fincher (84%)

Danny Garrett (84%)

Mike Jones (84%)

Corey Harbison (83%)

Charlotte Meadows (83%)

Margie Wilcox (81%)

Rex Reynolds (81%)

Matt Simpson (81%)

Mike Holmes (80%)

Gil Isbell (80%)

Wes Kitchens (80%)

Craig B Lipscomb (80%)

Rhett Marques (80%)

Connie Rowe (80%)

Chris Sells (80%)

Shane Stringer (80%)

Rodney Sullivan (80%) 

The American Conservative Union Foundation (ACUF) analysis reveals Alabama voting more conservatively during the 2021 session, with Republicans’ voting with the conservative position an average of 79.94% of the time, compared to just 61.53% the prior session.

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Among the 44 roll call votes scored by the ACUF is the legislation making elections more secure (HB 167, HB 285), efforts to protect life (HB 237), legislation protecting women’s sports (HB 391), and efforts to restrict the Governor’s excessive COVID-19 emergency powers (SB 97). 

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.



Chip in to support ACUF’s Ratings

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 Alabama legislators?



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