Transparency for Budget Session 2020

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: 46.6 %


Votes decided by one vote: 3
Votes decided by two votes: 4
Votes decided by three votes: 2
Votes decided by four votes: 7
Votes decided by five votes: 5
% votes decided by five or less votes: 2.7 %


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 Dayton-Selman - D 21
Rep Blake - D 15
Rep Freeman - D 15
Rep Haley - R 14
Rep Stith - R 14
Rep Eklund - R 13
Rep Furphy - R 13
Rep Newsome - R 13
Rep Paxton - R 13
Rep Sommers - R 13
Rep Sweeney - R 13
Rep Barlow - R 12
Rep MacGuire - R 12
Rep Nicholas-B - R 12
Rep Zwonitzer-Dn - R 12
Rep Duncan - R 11
Rep Kinner - R 11
Rep Kirkbride - R 11
Rep Clausen - R 10
Rep Crank - R 10
Rep Harshman - R 10
Rep Obermueller - R 10
Rep Olsen - R 10
Rep Simpson-E - R 10
Rep Brown - R 9
Rep Lindholm - R 9
Rep Northrup - R 9
Rep Western - R 9
Rep Wilson - R 9
Rep Henderson - R 8
Rep Pownall - R 8
Rep Pelkey - D 8
Rep Hallinan - R 7
Rep Hunt - R 7
Rep Larsen - R 7
Rep Loucks - R 7
Rep Burlingame - D 7
Rep Burkhart - R 6
Rep Salazar - R 6
Rep Washut - R 6
Rep Connolly - D 6
Rep Flitner - R 5
Rep Clifford - D 5
Rep Schwartz - D 5
Rep Blackburn - R 4
Rep Eyre - R 4
Rep Miller - R 4
Rep Walters - R 4
Rep Yin - D 4
Rep Clem - R 3
Rep Piiparinen - R 3
Rep Winter - R 3
Rep Gray - R 2
Rep Greear - R 2
Rep Tass - R 2

Senate

Overall Transparency: 50.3 %


Votes decided by one vote: 6
Votes decided by two votes: 13
Votes decided by three votes: 7
Votes decided by four votes: 7
Votes decided by five votes: 8
% 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 Gierau - D 33
Sen VonFlatern - R 10
Sen Anselmi-Dalton - D 10
Sen Baldwin - R 8
Sen Pappas - R 8
Sen Schuler - R 8
Sen Wasserburger - R 8
Sen Anderson-JL - R 7
Sen Kost - R 7
Sen Moniz - R 7
Sen Case - R 6
Sen Coe - R 6
Sen Driskill - R 5
Sen Landen - R 5
Sen Nethercott - R 5
Sen Boner - R 4
Sen Kinskey - R 4
Sen Perkins - R 4
Sen Scott - R 4
Sen Ellis - R 3
Sen Hicks - R 3
Sen Agar - R 2
Sen Dockstader - R 2
Sen Steinmetz - R 2
Sen Bebout - R 1
Sen Biteman - R 1
Sen Bouchard - R 1
Sen Hutchings - R 1
Sen James - R 1

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