Transparency for General Session 2013

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: 41.6 %


Votes decided by one vote: 4
Votes decided by two votes: 3
Votes decided by three votes: 3
Votes decided by four votes: 0
Votes decided by five votes: 2
% votes decided by five or less votes: 1.6 %


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.

Representative Number of Critical Defections
Rep Freeman - D 15
Rep Blake - D 7
Rep Goggles - D 7
Rep Esquibel-K - D 6
Rep Barlow - R 5
Rep Coleman - R 5
Rep Patton - R 5
Rep Campbell - R 4
Rep Petroff - R 4
Rep Sommers - R 4
Rep Walters - R 4
Rep Zwonitzer-Dn - R 4
Rep Byrd - D 4
Rep Berger - R 3
Rep Blikre - R 3
Rep Brown - R 3
Rep Cannady - R 3
Rep Eklund - R 3
Rep Gingery - R 3
Rep Hutchings - R 3
Rep Jaggi - R 3
Rep Kirkbride - R 3
Rep Madden - R 3
Rep Zwonitzer-Dv - R 3
Rep Throne - D 3
Rep Baker - R 2
Rep Davison - R 2
Rep Gay - R 2
Rep Greene - R 2
Rep Harshman - R 2
Rep Harvey - R 2
Rep Kasperik - R 2
Rep Kroeker - R 2
Rep Krone - R 2
Rep Lockhart - R 2
Rep Moniz - R 2
Rep Paxton - R 2
Rep Piiparinen - R 2
Rep Stubson - R 2
Rep Wallis - R 2
Rep Wilson - R 2
Rep Connolly - D 2
Rep Filer - D 2
Rep Blevins - R 1
Rep Burkhart - R 1
Rep Greear - R 1
Rep Halverson - R 1
Rep Hunt - R 1
Rep Loucks - R 1
Rep Lubnau - R 1
Rep McKim - R 1
Rep Miller - R 1
Rep Nicholas-B - R 1
Rep Northrup - R 1
Rep Reeder - R 1
Rep Teeters - R 1
Rep Watt - R 1
Rep Winters - R 1

Senate

Overall Transparency: 43.8 %


Votes decided by one vote: 3
Votes decided by two votes: 6
Votes decided by three votes: 3
Votes decided by four votes: 12
Votes decided by five votes: 2
% votes decided by five or less votes: 3.9 %


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 Anderson-JL - R 6
Sen Landen - R 6
Sen Nutting - R 6
Sen Schiffer - R 6
Sen VonFlatern - R 6
Sen Rothfuss - D 6
Sen Anderson-JD - R 4
Sen Burns - R 4
Sen Christensen - R 4
Sen Coe - R 4
Sen Cooper - R 4
Sen Emerich - R 4
Sen Geis - R 4
Sen Johnson - R 4
Sen Esquibel-F - D 4
Sen Barnard - R 3
Sen Hines - R 3
Sen Nicholas-P - R 3
Sen Peterson - R 3
Sen Scott - R 3
Sen Case - R 2
Sen Driskill - R 2
Sen Meier - R 2
Sen Ross - R 2
Sen Hastert - D 2
Sen Bebout - R 1
Sen Dockstader - R 1
Sen Hicks - R 1
Sen Perkins - R 1

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