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2009 ACU Ratings for Blue Dog Coalition

Blue Dog Democrats claim to be conservative but the American Conservative Union ratings based on 2009 congressional votes show that seven of them scored zero — the same as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi — and numerous others voted as liberal as any other Democrat.

Blue Dog Members ACU ratings

Altmire, Jason (PA-04) 20%
Arcuri, Mike (NY-24) 16%
Baca, Joe (CA-43) 4%
Barrow, John (GA-12) 17%
Berry, Marion (AR-01) 22%
Bishop, Sanford (GA-02)  8%
Boren, Dan (OK-02) 44%
Boswell, Leonard (IA-03) 0%
Boyd, Allen (FL-02) 13%
Bright, Bobby (AL-02) 72%
Cardoza, Dennis (CA-18) 8%
Carney, Christopher (PA-10)  20%
Chandler, Ben (KY-06)  20%
Childers, Travis (MS-01) 40%
Cooper, Jim (TN-05) 16%
Costa, Jim (CA-20) 12%
Cuellar, Henry (TX-28) 12%
Dahlkemper, Kathy (PA-03) 13%
Davis, Lincoln (TN-04) 29%
Donnelly, Joe (IN-02) 24%
Ellsworth, Brad (IN-08) 32%
Giffords, Gabrielle (AZ-08) 20%
Gordon, Bart (TN-06) 16%
Harman, Jane (CA-36) 0%
Herseth Sandlin, Stephanie (SD) 20%
Hill, Baron (IN-09) 20%
Holden, Tim (PA-17)  16%
Kratovil, Jr., Frank (MD-01) 28%
McIntyre, Mike (NC-07) 38%
Markey, Betsy (CO-04) 8%
Marshall, Jim (GA-08) 32%
Matheson, Jim (UT-02) 24%
Melancon, Charlie (LA-03) 27%
Michaud, Mike (ME-02) 8%
Minnick, Walt (ID-01)  44%
Mitchell, Harry (AZ-05) 40%
Moore, Dennis (KS-03) 0%
Murphy, Patrick (PA-08)  4%
Murphy, Scott (NY-20) 11%
Nye, Glenn (VA-02)  32%
Peterson, Collin (MN-07) 24%
Pomeroy, Earl (ND)  8%
Ross, Mike (AR-04) 20%
Salazar, John (CO-03)  8%
Sanchez, Loretta (CA-47) 0%
Schiff, Adam (CA-29) 0%
Schrader, Kurt (OR-05) 8%
Scott, David (GA-13)  0%
Shuler, Heath (NC-11)  24%
Space, Zack (OH-18) 20%
Tanner, John (TN-08)  20%
Taylor, Gene (MS-04)  56%
Thompson, Mike (CA-01)  0%
Wilson, Charles (OH-06) 13%

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