Quantcast American Conservative Union | New Mexico Sees An Almost 30% Drop In Ratings In 2017 New Mexico Sees An Almost 30% Drop In Ratings In 2017 | American Conservative Union

New Mexico Sees An Almost 30% Drop In Ratings In 2017

September 25, 2017

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The American Conservative Union Foundation (ACUF) has just released its ratings for the 2017 meeting of the New Mexico Legislature. These ratings, a portion of the comprehensive and nationwide ratings released by the ACUF, are designed to reflect how elected officials view the role of government and are helpful in illustrating how both chambers of the legislature as well as individual members’ prioritize a wide variety of issue areas that directly affect New Mexicans.

The ACUF has reviewed each piece of legislation voted on in both the Senate and House of Representatives to produce average scores for each chamber as well as individual scores for each sitting member.

New Mexico legislators took pen to paper on various issues during the 2017 legislative session including Second Amendment rights, tax increases, school choice, physician assisted suicide, and minimum wage. Most notably, they:

Though the two chambers worked hand-in-hand to pass legislation this year, scores from both chambers decreased drastically from last year’s ratings, suggesting that the legislative body has a lot of room for improvement. The New Mexico House’s average score decreased by 6% this year – from 50% in 2016 to 44% in 2017 – and the Senate’s score decreased by a whopping 28% – from 61% in 2016 to 33% this year.

Click here to view the 2017 ratings of New Mexico.

For questions or media inquiries regarding ACUF state ratings, email Jackie Anderson, Director of Policy and Public Affairs for the American Conservative Union Foundation, at janderson@conservative.org.

###

Join ACU

The ACU Blog

ACU Applauds Reintroduction of Sentencing Reform in the Senate from Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley

ALEXANDRIA- Today, the American Conservative Union (ACU) cheered the reintroduction of Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley’s legislation to reform our broken sentencing and corrections

ACU Foundation’s Statement on President Trump’s Tax Reform Proposal

ALEXANDRIA, VA – President Trump has introduced a sweeping tax reform plan, emphasizing a full overhaul that drastically slashes taxes for individuals and businesses in

ACU Calls for the Senate to Immediately Confirm Eric Hargan to Serve as Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services

ALEXANDRIA, VA- Today, the American Conservative Union (ACU) is calling on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans to end long delayed action

ACUF’s 2017 Ratings of Maryland Show Big Government States Hinder Freedom and Prosperity

ALEXANDRIA, VA – The American Conservative Union Foundation (ACUF) has just released its ratings for the 2017 meeting of the Maryland General Assembly. These ratings,

CPAC 365

Founded in 1964, the American Conservative Union (ACU) is the original conservative organization in the nation. For more than fifty years, ACU has served as an umbrella organization harnessing the collective strength of conservative organizations fighting for Americans who are concerned with liberty, personal responsibility, traditional values, and strong national defense. As America's premier conservative voice, ACU is the leading entity in providing conservative positions on issues to Congress, the Executive Branch, State Legislatures, the media, political candidates, and the public. Read More

Ph: (202) 347-9388 | Fx: (202) 347-9389

Contact Us
Privacy Policy
Careers

American Conservative Union. All Rights Reserved.