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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13

1974

Ronald Reagan

U.S. President

50.0% (279 of 558 votes)

14

1985

Ronald Reagan

U.S. President

50.0% (279 of 558 votes)

15

1986

Ronald Reagan

U.S. President

50.0% (279 of 558 votes)

23

1987

Pat Robertson

Televangelist

30.88% (21 of 68 votes)

24

1994

Pat Robertson

Televangelist

30.88% (21 of 68 votes)

8

1995

Newt Gingrich

U.S. Congressman

64.81% (70 of 108 votes)

25

1996

Bob Dole

U.S. Senator

30.16% (19 of 63 votes)

9

1998

Newt Gingrich

U.S. Congressman

64.81% (70 of 108 votes)

33

1999

Dan Quayle

U.S. Vice President

25.00% (1 of 4 votes)

34

2002

Elizabeth Dole

U.S. Senator

0% (0 of 5 votes)

2

2003

Dick Cheney

U.S. Vice President

66.96% (75 of 112 votes)

17

2004

Michelle Malkin

Author

39.29% (77 of 196 votes)

3

2005

Dick Cheney

U.S. Vice President

66.96% (75 of 112 votes)

7

2006

Newt Gingrich

U.S. Congressman

64.81% (70 of 108 votes)

18

2006

Mike Pence

U.S. Vice President

35.97% (91 of 253 votes)

4

2007

Dick Cheney

U.S. Vice President

66.96% (75 of 112 votes)

5

2008

Mitt Romney

U.S. Senator

66.27% (55 of 83 votes)

20

2009

Rush Limbaugh

Radio Personality

35.71% (120 of 336 votes)

16

2010

Glenn Beck

Radio Personality

44.83% (52 of 116 votes)

35

2011

Allen West

Military Personnel

0% (0 of 0 votes)

1

2012

Scott Walker

U.S. Governor

75.00% (3 of 4 votes)

29

2012

Sarah Palin

Politician

29.48% (3458 of 11728 votes)

10

2013

Ted Cruz

U.S. Senator

57.43% (143 of 249 votes)

28

2014

Sarah Palin

Politician

29.48% (3458 of 11728 votes)

11

2015

Ben Carson

Doctor

52.07% (63 of 121 votes)

12

2016

Jenny Beth Martin

Advocate

50.0% (1 of 2 votes)

22

2017

Sheriff David Clarke

Crime Fighter

33.33% (3 of 9 votes)

30

2018

Donald Trump

U.S. President

29.34% (6803 of 23187 votes)

31

2019

Donald Trump

U.S. President

29.34% (6803 of 23187 votes)

32

2020

Donald Trump

U.S. President

29.34% (6803 of 23187 votes)

19

2021

Mike Pence

U.S. Vice President

35.97% (91 of 253 votes)

36

2021

Pete Hegseth

Commentator

0% (0 of 0 votes)

26

2022

Stephen Bannon

Filmmaker

29.93% (123 of 411 votes)

27

2022

Ron DeSantis

U.S. Governor

29.70% (2590 of 8721 votes)

6

2023

Kari Lake

Politician

65.83% (79 of 120 votes)

21

2024

Vivek Ramaswamy

Entrepreneur

33.70% (61 of 181 votes)