How Conservative are Florida’s Republican members of Congress?

The Heritage Action Scorecard measures votes, co-sponsorships, and other legislative activity to show how conservative Members of Congress are. Heritage Action identifies upcoming legislative fights and the Heritage Foundation outlines the conservative policy positions. Key votes encompass the full spectrum of conservatism, policies large and small. Heritage Action updates the scorecard weekly when Congress is in session, ensuring the scores reflect the latest activity. Updated scores help conservatives hold their Members of Congress accountable.

How did Florida’s Republican members of Congress do on the Heritage Action Scoreboard?

According the Heritage Action Scoreboard Representatives Bilirakis, Southerland, Young, Webster, Buchanan, Crenshaw, Diaz-Bilart, Jolly and Ros-Lehtinen each received scores below 60%. No Democrat received a score above 15%.

The average score for Senate Republicans was 63% and for House Republicans 61%.

As the 114th Congress is sworn in we will be watching this key indicator and bench mark scorecard of conservatism in the U.S. Congress.