WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former presidential candidate Gary Bauer congratulated the winning candidates on Wednesday following the historic election. Campaign for Working Families PAC produced a winning record in which 86 percent of its endorsed candidates won their races.
"Last night's election results are truly historic and speak for themselves. In 2008 the American people voted for hope and change. Yesterday they voted for change to restore our hope," said Bauer.
"To those who insist that 'It's the economy, stupid' that drove the results, I must respectfully disagree," said Bauer, chairman of Campaign for Working Families. "Pro-life, pro-family candidates won big last night, while at least a dozen supposedly pro-life Democrats who backed ObamaCare lost. Moreover, exit polling found that voters were significantly less likely to back a candidate who supported same-sex marriage, while nearly 60% of voters believe that we are headed in the wrong direction partly because of the decline of family values."
Out of 153 endorsed candidates, Bauer's CWFPAC reported 131 winners. For the full list, go to www.cwfpac.com.
In 11 out of 13 races in which CWFPAC ran independent expenditures, the win ratio is 85 percent, and included the following candidates:
AR Sen -- John Boozman
FL Sen -- Marco Rubio
PA Sen -- Pat Toomey
MI-1 -- Dan Benishek
MI-7 -- Tim Walberg
MO-4 -- Vicky Hartzler
OH-1 -- Steve Chabot
VA-2 -- Scott Rigell
Bauer also contributed to a campaign opposing the retention of three Iowa State Supreme Court justices who imposed same-sex marriage on the residents of their state. All three lost their seats on the bench.
CWF is a non-partisan political action committee (PAC) dedicated to electing pro-family, pro-life and pro-free enterprise candidates to public offices. Bauer formed CWF in 1996 to represent the interests and values of America's traditional families in the political arena.
SOURCE Campaign for Working Families