WASHINGTON, March 7, 2014 – Conservatism is getting younger everyday and while mainstream media may keep trotting out the “Grand Old Party” stalwarts, today, The American Conservative Union (ACU) announced their “Top 10 Conservatives Under 40”.
Throughout the conference young, conservative leaders will not only step out onto the stage but will also be out at the events, engaging with young voters and activists, listening to the issues of the up and coming conservative movement.
For example, Dan Bongino, Republican Congressional candidate was front and center among the primarily under 30 group of new media journalists at last nights Blogger Bash. Each of the honorees are linked below and taking a moment to know about them is helpful in determining the future of the GOP.
“Our focus at CPAC has always been to showcase rising stars in the conservative movement,” said ACU Chairman Al Cardenas. “The depth and diversity of these young leaders provides hope for America’s future as we face tough challenges ahead.”
This year’s honorees of the next generation of conservatives include:
–Dan Bongino, former U.S. Secret Service Agent & Author, Life Inside the Bubble
–The Honorable Justin Pierce, State Representative, Arizona House of Representatives
–The Honorable Tara Mack, State Representative, Minnesota House of Representatives
–The Honorable Jenna Hagger, State Representative, South Dakota House of Representatives
–Carlos Curbelo, Member of the Miami Florida Dade Public School Board
-The Honorable Jim Banks, State Senator, Indiana Senate
–The Honorable Lee Zeldin, State Senator, New York Senate
–Erika Harold, Miss America 2003
–The Honorable Jose Felix Diaz, State Representative, Florida House of Representatives
-The Honorable Steve Montenegro, State Representatives, Arizona House of Representatives
CPAC is taking place March 6-8, 2014 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, offering three days of blockbuster speeches, policy discussions and networking opportunities – all celebrating the shared principles of smaller government, a strong national defense and traditional American values.
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