CPAC Keynote Speakers

Historical Political

Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) is an annual political conference attended by conservative activists and elected officials from across the United States, hosted by the American Conservative Union (ACU)

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12

1974

Ronald Reagan

U.S. President

50.20% (251 of 500 votes)

13

1985

Ronald Reagan

U.S. President

50.20% (251 of 500 votes)

14

1986

Ronald Reagan

U.S. President

50.20% (251 of 500 votes)

22

1987

Pat Robertson

Televangelist

33.33% (21 of 63 votes)

23

1994

Pat Robertson

Televangelist

33.33% (21 of 63 votes)

7

1995

Newt Gingrich

U.S. Congressman

71.88% (69 of 96 votes)

31

1996

Bob Dole

U.S. Senator

12.12% (4 of 33 votes)

8

1998

Newt Gingrich

U.S. Congressman

71.88% (69 of 96 votes)

32

1999

Dan Quayle

U.S. Vice President

0% (0 of 0 votes)

33

2002

Elizabeth Dole

U.S. Senator

0% (0 of 5 votes)

1

2003

Dick Cheney

U.S. Vice President

82.35% (56 of 68 votes)

18

2004

Michelle Malkin

Author

38.92% (72 of 185 votes)

2

2005

Dick Cheney

U.S. Vice President

82.35% (56 of 68 votes)

6

2006

Newt Gingrich

U.S. Congressman

71.88% (69 of 96 votes)

19

2006

Mike Pence

U.S. Vice President

35.71% (90 of 252 votes)

3

2007

Dick Cheney

U.S. Vice President

82.35% (56 of 68 votes)

9

2008

Mitt Romney

U.S. Senator

67.90% (55 of 81 votes)

21

2009

Rush Limbaugh

Radio Personality

35.35% (111 of 314 votes)

16

2010

Glenn Beck

Radio Personality

44.83% (52 of 116 votes)

34

2011

Allen West

Military Personnel

0% (0 of 0 votes)

5

2012

Scott Walker

U.S. Governor

75.00% (3 of 4 votes)

26

2012

Sarah Palin

Politician

21.27% (2177 of 10237 votes)

11

2013

Ted Cruz

U.S. Senator

58.44% (142 of 243 votes)

25

2014

Sarah Palin

Politician

21.27% (2177 of 10237 votes)

15

2015

Ben Carson

Doctor

50.0% (58 of 116 votes)

36

2016

Jenny Beth Martin

Advocate

0% (0 of 1 votes)

17

2017

Sheriff David Clarke

Crime Fighter

42.86% (3 of 7 votes)

28

2018

Donald Trump

U.S. President

17.46% (2554 of 14628 votes)

29

2019

Donald Trump

U.S. President

17.46% (2554 of 14628 votes)

30

2020

Donald Trump

U.S. President

17.46% (2554 of 14628 votes)

20

2021

Mike Pence

U.S. Vice President

35.71% (90 of 252 votes)

35

2021

Pete Hegseth

Commentator

0% (0 of 0 votes)

4

2022

Stephen Bannon

Filmmaker

80.36% (90 of 112 votes)

27

2022

Ron DeSantis

U.S. Governor

19.49% (1250 of 6412 votes)

10

2023

Kari Lake

Politician

65.71% (69 of 105 votes)

24

2024

Vivek Ramaswamy

Entrepreneur

33.33% (60 of 180 votes)