STUDY: EIGHT MD. LAWMAKERS AMONG THOSE WITH THE MOST LIBERAL VOTING RECORDS IN CONGRESS LAST YEAR
WASHINGTON – Eight out of Maryland’s 10-member congressional delegation are included among the lawmakers who compiled the most liberal voting records on Capitol Hill last year, according to a new study by the American Conservative Union Foundation (ACUF).
The ACUF has ranked members of Congress since 1971. The group complies both annual and lifetime ratings. Zero is the most liberal score and 100 is the most conservative score. The ACUF released its 2018 ratings on Thursday.
Rep. Anthony Brown scored 10 percent. Sens. Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen both scored 9%. Reps. Jamie Raskin and Dutch Ruppersberger both scored 8%. Reps. Elijah Cummings and Steny Hoyer both scored 5%. Rep. Jon Sarbanes scored 4%. All are Democrats.
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