Endorsements and Awards

Congressman Yoder has been recognized on many occasions for focusing on the things that are important to Kansans while in Washington, D.C. Learn more about these awards and who is supporting his reelection.

 

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ACU Conservative Award

Congressman Yoder has been recognized by the ACU as a champion of conservative ideals such as protecting the free market and limiting the size of government.

 

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Spirit of Enterprise Award –
U.S. Chamber of Commerce 

Congressman Yoder is a three-time recipient of the Spirit of Enterprise Award for his consistent record of supporting pro-jobs and pro-growth policies.

 

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Wheat Award – National Association
of Wheat Growers

Congressman Yoder received the Wheat award for his support of farmers and wheat growers in Kansas.

 

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National Down Syndrome
Society Champion of Change

Congressman Yoder was recognized by the National Down Syndrome Society for championing policies that bring about positive change for people with and affected by Down Syndrome.

 

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Guardian of Small Business – National Federation of Independent Businesses

Congressman Yoder is a two-time recipient of the NFIB Guardian of Small Business award for his record on key votes on bills affecting small businesses in Kansas.

 

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The AbilityOne Award – Cottonwood, Inc.

Congressman Yoder was recognized by Cottonwood, Inc., A Lawrence-based non-profit dedicated to providing services for individuals with developmental disabilities, with the AbilityOne award for his work improving the lives of the developmentally disabled.

 

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2012 Head Start Children’s Champion Award,
Region VII - National Head Start Association

Congressman Yoder was recognized by the National Head Start Association for his leadership improving the lives of young children in Region VII, which includes Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska.

 

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Friend of Farm Bureau –
Kansas Farm Bureau 

Congressman Yoder is a two-time recipient of the Friend of Farm Bureau award for his support of Kansas farmers.

 

 

Champion of Healthcare Innovation –
Healthcare Leadership Council

Congressman Yoder has been recognized by the Healthcare Leadership Council for his support of health care innovation and technologies that improve the lives and care of Kansans.

 

 

Champion of the Merit Shop –
Association of Builders and Contractors

Congressman Yoder was named a Champion of the Merit Shop by the Association of Builders and Contractor for his support of the housing and construction market in Kansas.

 

 

Thomas Jefferson Award –
International Foodservice Distributors Association

Congressman Yoder received the Thomas Jefferson Award for his commitment to free-market principles and his votes on issues such as taxes, free trade, labor policy and other economic matters.

 

 

Award for Manufacturing Legislative
Excellence – National Association of Manufacturers

Congressman Yoder was recognized by the National Association of Manufacturers for his support of policies that enhance the ability of the U.S. to succeed in the global economy.

 

 

Freedom Fighter – Freedomworks

Congressman Yoder was named a freedom fighter for his defense of economic freedom.

 

 

2012 Civility Award –
Consensus Kansas City

Congressman Yoder was recognized, along with Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II (D-MO), for their efforts to bring civility to public life as Members of Congress.

 

Congressman Yoder’s re-election has been endorsed by:

  • Johnson County Sheriff Frank Denning
  • Wyandotte County Sheriff Don Ash
  • Miami County Sheriff Frank W. Kelly
  • Kansans For Life
  • Kansas Farm Bureau
  • NFIB SAFE Trust
  • Kansas Livestock Association
Paid for by Yoder for Congress, Inc.