Ben Quayle is quite fond of touting that he is the "number one" ranked conservative in the House of Representatives. His source for this is National Journal's ratings. Now of course, he is free to say whatever he wants about his campaign and how he feels personally about his record. But don't be fooled- we are all by now well aware of our opponent'sflawed characterandtrouble with the truth.
It's well-known that the National Journal rankings are reflective of how a particular member votes with his or her party's perceived position. Thus, it's not surprising that Ben Quayle scores so well.
"There's Rep. Ben Quayle, an establishment favorite with the famous last name, who told voters in 2010 he would "knock the hell out of" D.C. but has spent his first year in Washington out of the spotlight, learning the ins and outs of the Capitol while becoming a favorite of leadership."
So it's not too surprising that he does well in a ranking of how members vote in accordance with party leadership.
David Schweikert has always been clear that he is in Congress to fight for our conservative values - your values - not leadership in Washington.