Transparency for General Session 2011

Transparency is defined as the number of roll call votes as a percentage of total voice votes and roll call votes.
The higher the percentage of roll call votes, indicates the chamber is the more transparent.

House of Representatives

Overall Transparency: 42.6 %


Votes decided by one vote: 1
Votes decided by two votes: 4
Votes decided by three votes: 2
Votes decided by four votes: 1
Votes decided by five votes: 2
% votes decided by five or less votes: 1.3 %


Critical Defections

A critical defection is a vote where the legislator voted against the majority of his/her party and the vote goes against the majority of the party.

Representative Number of Critical Defections
Rep Roscoe - D 11
Rep Esquibel-K - D 10
Rep Freeman - D 10
Rep Steward - R 9
Rep Blikre - R 8
Rep Illoway - R 8
Rep Zwonitzer-Dn - R 8
Rep Berger - R 7
Rep Bonner - R 7
Rep Brown - R 7
Rep Harvey - R 7
Rep Cannady - R 6
Rep Gingery - R 6
Rep Kasperik - R 6
Rep Krone - R 6
Rep Moniz - R 6
Rep Patton - R 6
Rep Petroff - R 6
Rep Wallis - R 6
Rep Blake - D 6
Rep Goggles - D 6
Rep Burkhart - R 5
Rep Campbell - R 5
Rep Madden - R 5
Rep Vranish - R 5
Rep Zwonitzer-Dv - R 5
Rep Throne - D 5
Rep Botten - R 4
Rep Greene - R 4
Rep Harshman - R 4
Rep Hunt - R 4
Rep Lockhart - R 4
Rep McOmie - R 4
Rep Pederson - R 4
Rep Stubson - R 4
Rep Barbuto - D 4
Rep Byrd - D 4
Rep Connolly - D 4
Rep Craft - D 4
Rep Davison - R 3
Rep Gay - R 3
Rep Kroeker - R 3
Rep McKim - R 3
Rep Semlek - R 3
Rep Childers - R 2
Rep Greear - R 2
Rep Jaggi - R 2
Rep Lubnau - R 2
Rep Nicholas-B - R 2
Rep Petersen - R 2
Rep Shepperson - R 2
Rep Brechtel - R 1
Rep Buchanan - R 1
Rep Edmonds - R 1
Rep Eklund - R 1
Rep Loucks - R 1
Rep Miller - R 1
Rep Quarberg - R 1
Rep Teeters - R 1

Senate

Overall Transparency: 45.7 %


Votes decided by one vote: 3
Votes decided by two votes: 13
Votes decided by three votes: 3
Votes decided by four votes: 19
Votes decided by five votes: 2
% votes decided by five or less votes: 5.6 %


Critical Defections

A critical defection is a vote where the legislator voted against the majority of his/her party and the vote goes against the majority of the party.

Senator Number of Critical Defections
Sen Rothfuss - D 12
Sen Schiffer - R 10
Sen Hines - R 8
Sen Scott - R 8
Sen Christensen - R 7
Sen Emerich - R 7
Sen Ross - R 7
Sen Martin - D 7
Sen Coe - R 6
Sen Landen - R 6
Sen Nicholas-P - R 6
Sen VonFlatern - R 6
Sen Case - R 5
Sen Geis - R 5
Sen Johnson - R 5
Sen Perkins - R 5
Sen Barnard - R 4
Sen Bebout - R 4
Sen Burns - R 4
Sen Hicks - R 4
Sen Cooper - R 3
Sen Dockstader - R 3
Sen Driskill - R 3
Sen Jennings - R 3
Sen Peterson - R 3
Sen Nutting - R 2
Sen Esquibel-F - D 2
Sen Meier - R 1
Sen Hastert - D 1

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