Transparency for General Session 2019

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: 41.7 %


Votes decided by one vote: 6
Votes decided by two votes: 5
Votes decided by three votes: 4
Votes decided by four votes: 5
Votes decided by five votes: 4
% 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 Barlow - R 14
Rep Duncan - R 14
Rep Furphy - R 14
Rep Kinner - R 14
Rep Newsome - R 14
Rep Nicholas-B - R 13
Rep Zwonitzer-Dn - R 13
Rep Harshman - R 12
Rep Obermueller - R 12
Rep Paxton - R 12
Rep Stith - R 12
Rep Sweeney - R 12
Rep Brown - R 11
Rep Clausen - R 11
Rep Crank - R 11
Rep Flitner - R 11
Rep Sommers - R 11
Rep Wilson - R 11
Rep Clem - R 10
Rep Hallinan - R 10
Rep Hunt - R 10
Rep Pownall - R 10
Rep Western - R 10
Rep Blackburn - R 9
Rep Eyre - R 9
Rep Lindholm - R 9
Rep Miller - R 9
Rep Salazar - R 9
Rep Walters - R 9
Rep Haley - R 8
Rep Olsen - R 8
Rep Simpson-E - R 8
Rep Styvar - R 8
Rep Winter - R 8
Rep Blake - D 8
Rep Freeman - D 8
Rep Edwards - R 7
Rep Eklund - R 7
Rep Kirkbride - R 7
Rep Larsen - R 7
Rep Laursen - R 7
Rep Loucks - R 7
Rep MacGuire - R 7
Rep Tass - R 7
Rep Burlingame - D 7
Rep Dayton-Selman - D 7
Rep Gray - R 6
Rep Henderson - R 6
Rep Jennings - R 6
Rep Piiparinen - R 6
Rep Washut - R 6
Rep Schwartz - D 6
Rep Clifford - D 5
Rep Yin - D 5
Rep Burkhart - R 4
Rep Greear - R 4
Rep Northrup - R 1
Rep Connolly - D 1

Senate

Overall Transparency: 45.3 %


Votes decided by one vote: 9
Votes decided by two votes: 12
Votes decided by three votes: 6
Votes decided by four votes: 9
Votes decided by five votes: 5
% votes decided by five or less votes: 5.2 %


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 Gierau - D 27
Sen Anselmi-Dalton - D 9
Sen Anderson-JL - R 7
Sen Baldwin - R 7
Sen Ellis - R 7
Sen Landen - R 7
Sen VonFlatern - R 7
Sen Wasserburger - R 7
Sen Case - R 6
Sen Kost - R 6
Sen Schuler - R 6
Sen Scott - R 6
Sen Coe - R 5
Sen Driskill - R 5
Sen Pappas - R 5
Sen Perkins - R 5
Sen Bebout - R 3
Sen Boner - R 3
Sen Hutchings - R 3
Sen James - R 3
Sen Kinskey - R 3
Sen Moniz - R 3
Sen Nethercott - R 3
Sen Biteman - R 2
Sen Dockstader - R 2
Sen Bouchard - R 1
Sen Hicks - R 1
Sen Steinmetz - R 1
Sen Rothfuss - D 1

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