American Conservative Union to Announce Annual ACU Ratings of the Florida Legislature

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Contact: Laura Keehner Rigas, (202) 347-9388, LRigas@conservative.org

American Conservative Union to Announce Annual ACU Ratings of the Florida Legislature

Washington, D.C. – The American Conservative Union (ACU), will honor the award winners of our second ACU Ratings of the Florida Legislature on Wednesday, December 5, 2012 in Tallahassee, Florida. ACU Chairman Al Cardenas will hold a media availability on Wednesday, December 5 in Tallahassee, FL, to announce its second conservative Ratings of the Florida Legislature. The event will coincide with the announcement and release of the ACU’s second Florida 2012 Legislative Ratings Guide.

Last year, the American Conservative Union launched a new initiative to bring its annual Ratings of Congress – considered the gold standard of conservative voter education guides – to the state level, issuing inaugural ratings of state legislators in the states of Florida, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, and the Commonwealth of Virginia. In its second year of this new program, the ACU is issuing these ratings in fifteen states, based on the legislators’ votes on conservative issues.

The ACU Ratings of the Florida Legislature include scores for each individual member in both the Senate and House of Representatives, a description of the votes scored, and lists of members receiving special recognition as “Defenders of Liberty,” “ACU Conservatives,” or “True Liberals of the Sunshine State.”

The following event is OPEN to the press:

WHAT: American Conservative Union honors award winners as part of its 2012 ACU Ratings of the Florida Legislature.

WHO: ACU Chairman Al Cardenas will be available for media interviews.

WHEN: Wednesday, November 5, 2012 starting at 2:00 p.m.

WHERE:
Room 320 in House Majority Office Conference Room
Florida State Capitol
300 South Monroe Street,
Tallahassee, FL

NOTE: Please be prepared for natural sound.

RSVP: Media wishing to cover this event should please RSVP to ACU Communications Director, Laura Keehner Rigas, by COB Tuesday, December 4, 2012. Thank you.

For more information, on the American Conservative Union and ACU State Legislative Ratings, please visit conservative.org.

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