POTUS and Congressional Candidate Evaluations
CONSERVATIVE VOTERS’ GUIDES
PRESIDENTIAL VOTERS’ GUIDE
Evaluations of the conservativeness of the positions of all of the announced 2016 Republican Presidential candidates are scored (good, mixed, bad) for each of eleven policy issues (Budget, Spending & Debt; Civil Liberties; Education; Energy & Environment; Foreign Policy & Defense; Free Market; Health Care & Entitlements; Immigration; Moral Issues; Second Amendment; Taxes, Economy & Trade) at the following web site:
Details (statements, votes) are given to support the evaluations of each of the positions for each of the candidates.
U.S. CONGRESSIONAL VOTERS’ GUIDES
Guides for all states are available
Florida Congressional Voters’ Guides.
Heritage Action (HA).
Heritage Action ranks members of Congress based on their votes, co-sponsorships, and other legislative activity to show the conservativeness of Members of Congress. Their scorecard for the Florida members of he U.S. Congress is given at
Florida HA Scorecard.
Clicking on a candidate on this scorecard brings up a detailed list of the candidate’s votes on approximately 20 issues compared to HA’s position.
Americans for Prosperity (AFP)
Americans for Prosperity ranks members of Congress based on their votes for economic freedom. Their scorecard for the Florida members of he U.S. Congress is given at
Florida AFP Scorecard
Clicking on a candidate on this scorecard brings up a detailed list of the candidate’s votes on freedom issues compared to AFP’s position.
FreedomWorks has scores for both the U.S. House of Representatives (based on 7 key votes) and the U.S. Senate (based on 3 key votes). The scores for all of the members of the House and Senate can be found at
House FW Scores and
Senate FW Scores respectively.
Club for Growth (CfG)
The Club for Growth has a Congressional Scorecard that tracks how members of Congress vote on economic legislation that strengthens our nation’s economy and shrinks the size of the federal government. The scores for all of the members of the House and Senate can be found at House CfG Scores and Senate CfG Scores respectively.
With these guides the voter can see which of the candidates’ positions most closely match the positions of the voter on the issues the voter deems most important.
The detailed backup gives some indication of the candidates’ consistency and how some of the positions have changed with time.