Transparency for Budget Session 2016

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: 45.6 %


Votes decided by one vote: 2
Votes decided by two votes: 4
Votes decided by three votes: 3
Votes decided by four votes: 4
Votes decided by five votes: 3
% votes decided by five or less votes: 2.9 %


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.

Representative Number of Critical Defections
Rep Kirkbride - R 12
Rep Petroff - R 12
Rep Esquibel-K - D 12
Rep Berger - R 11
Rep Blake - D 11
Rep Barlow - R 10
Rep Harvey - R 10
Rep Kinner - R 10
Rep Krone - R 10
Rep Paxton - R 10
Rep Sommers - R 10
Rep Wilson - R 10
Rep Freeman - D 10
Rep Campbell - R 9
Rep Northrup - R 9
Rep Zwonitzer-Dv - R 9
Rep Cannady - R 8
Rep Harshman - R 8
Rep Zwonitzer-Dn - R 8
Rep Schwartz - D 8
Rep Baldwin - R 7
Rep Brown - R 7
Rep Hunt - R 7
Rep Lockhart - R 7
Rep Madden - R 7
Rep Moniz - R 7
Rep Piiparinen - R 7
Rep Connolly - D 7
Rep Dayton-Selman - D 7
Rep Clem - R 6
Rep Lindholm - R 6
Rep Nicholas-B - R 6
Rep Byrd - D 6
Rep Blackburn - R 5
Rep Eklund - R 5
Rep Kasperik - R 5
Rep Pelkey - D 5
Rep Allen - R 4
Rep Edmonds - R 4
Rep Halverson - R 4
Rep Laursen - R 4
Rep Pownall - R 4
Rep Throne - D 4
Rep Edwards - R 3
Rep Gay - R 3
Rep Greear - R 3
Rep Jaggi - R 3
Rep Kroeker - R 3
Rep Larsen - R 3
Rep Loucks - R 3
Rep McKim - R 3
Rep Steinmetz - R 3
Rep Baker - R 2
Rep Burkhart - R 2
Rep Jennings - R 2
Rep Miller - R 2
Rep Reeder - R 2
Rep Stubson - R 2
Rep Walters - R 2
Rep Winters - R 2

Senate

Overall Transparency: 53.4 %


Votes decided by one vote: 1
Votes decided by two votes: 10
Votes decided by three votes: 2
Votes decided by four votes: 8
Votes decided by five votes: 1
% 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 Esquibel-F - D 11
Sen Hastert - D 7
Sen VonFlatern - R 6
Sen Anderson-JL - R 5
Sen Johnson - R 5
Sen Case - R 4
Sen Christensen - R 4
Sen Coe - R 4
Sen Cooper - R 4
Sen Driskill - R 4
Sen Nicholas-P - R 4
Sen Peterson - R 4
Sen Scott - R 4
Sen Rothfuss - D 4
Sen Barnard - R 3
Sen Bebout - R 3
Sen Burns - R 3
Sen Geis - R 3
Sen Perkins - R 3
Sen Wasserburger - R 3
Sen Dockstader - R 2
Sen Emerich - R 2
Sen Hicks - R 2
Sen Kinskey - R 2
Sen Landen - R 2
Sen Meier - R 2
Sen Pappas - R 2
Sen Ross - R 2
Sen Boner - R 1

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