Transparency for Budget Session 2012

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: 47.4 %


Votes decided by one vote: 0
Votes decided by two votes: 1
Votes decided by three votes: 4
Votes decided by four votes: 2
Votes decided by five votes: 6
% votes decided by five or less votes: 2.8 %


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

Senate

Overall Transparency: 51.8 %


Votes decided by one vote: 5
Votes decided by two votes: 5
Votes decided by three votes: 2
Votes decided by four votes: 9
Votes decided by five votes: 3
% votes decided by five or less votes: 4.8 %


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 Martin - D 8
Sen Rothfuss - D 8
Sen Scott - R 5
Sen Barnard - R 4
Sen Burns - R 4
Sen Cooper - R 4
Sen Dockstader - R 4
Sen Jennings - R 4
Sen Hines - R 3
Sen Johnson - R 3
Sen Esquibel-F - D 3
Sen Case - R 2
Sen Christensen - R 2
Sen Coe - R 2
Sen Driskill - R 2
Sen Hicks - R 2
Sen Landen - R 2
Sen Nutting - R 2
Sen Peterson - R 2
Sen Ross - R 2
Sen VonFlatern - R 2
Sen Bebout - R 1
Sen Emerich - R 1
Sen Geis - R 1
Sen Meier - R 1
Sen Perkins - R 1
Sen Schiffer - R 1

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