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Close votes in the Utah legislature

Close votes are rare in the Utah legislature. It's more common for Republicans and Democrats alike to join on the same side of the vote in overwhelming majorities. (Details about that are here.) But close votes do happen on occasion. The tables below list the closest votes from the 2007 general session. To see close votes from another year, click one of these links:

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Click a bill's number to learn about the bill generally. Click on the vote result to see how each legislator voted. Each bill's number gives the number of the highest substitute, even if the vote shown here was on a previous version of the bill.

The 20 closest votes in the 2007 Utah House

Bill Vote type Ayes-Nays-Absent Vote margin
HB0224 House/ failed 37-37-1 0
HB0237S01 House/ failed 37-37-1 0
HB0148 House/ passed 3rd reading 38-37-0 1
HB0153S01 House/ failed 36-37-2 1
HB0017 House/ failed 36-38-1 2
HB0224 House/ motion to reconsider/ failed 36-38-1 2
HB0300 House/ failed 34-37-4 3
HB0380 House/ failed 32-36-7 4
SB0029 House/ failed 36-32-7 4
SB0221S02 House/ failed 35-39-1 4
HB0255 House/ passed 3rd reading 39-34-2 5
HB0377S02 House/ passed 3rd reading 38-33-4 5
SB0023S02 House/ passed 3rd reading 39-34-2 5
SB0036S01 House/ failed 33-39-3 6
HB0068 House/ passed 3rd reading 39-32-4 7
HB0209 House/ failed 31-38-6 7
HB0371S01 House/ failed 32-40-3 8
SB0056S03 House/ passed 3rd reading 39-31-5 8
SB0081S03 House/ passed 3rd reading 40-32-3 8
HB0291S03 House/ passed 3rd reading 39-30-6 9

The 20 closest votes in the 2007 Utah Senate

Bill Vote type Ayes-Nays-Absent Vote margin
HB0308S02 Senate/ pass 2nd & 3rd (Suspension) 15-14-0 1
HB0045S01 Senate/ pass 2nd & 3rd (Suspension) 15-13-1 2
HB0176S01 Senate/ failed 13-15-1 2
HB0296S01 Senate/ failed 13-15-1 2
SB0023S02 Senate/ concurs with House amendments 12-14-3 2
SB0066S03 Senate/ pass 2nd 15-13-1 2
SB0177 Senate/ failed 13-15-1 2
HB0395 Senate/ failed 11-14-4 3
SB0036S01 Senate/ pass 3rd 16-13-0 3
HB0176S01 Senate/ pass 2nd 15-11-3 4
HB0342 Senate/ failed 11-15-3 4
SB0036S01 Senate/ pass 2nd 16-12-1 4
SB0190 Senate/ pass 2nd 15-11-3 4
HB0176S01 Senate/ pass 3rd 17-12-0 5
SB0064S01 Senate/ failed 14-9-6 5
SB0251S02 Senate/ pass 2nd & 3rd (Suspension) 17-12-0 5
HB0402S01 Senate/ pass 2nd & 3rd (Suspension) 17-11-1 6
SB0023S02 Senate/ concurs with House amendments 18-11-0 7
SB0043 Senate/ pass 2nd 16-9-4 7
SB0066S03 Senate/ pass 3rd 18-11-0 7