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Party support scores for Utah legislators, 2009

The scores below show how often (as a percent) each legislator votes with his/her party in the Utah legislature. If the legislator is a House Democrat and the majority of House Democrats vote "aye," then the legislator supports the party majority if he/she also votes "aye." I ignore votes where the legislator's party was tied. I also ignore votes where the legislator was absent.

Most votes pass by an overwhelming margin, with a majority of Republicans voting the same way as a majority of Democrats. (See details on party-line voting and consensus voting.) As such, the "overall" party support scores (which include all votes, even unanimous ones) tend to be inflated. We can get a more accurate estimate of each legislator's true party support score by looking only at "party-line" votes—that is, those few votes where the majority of Republicans votes against the majority of Democrats. By looking only at party-line votes, the "party support (party-line only)" column estimates how each legislator votes when his/her party really needs his/her support.

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The data

Legislator Party Chamber Party support (overall) Party support (party-line only)
Aagard, Douglas C. R House 97.1% 85.1%
Allen, Sheryl L. R House 92.7% 59.7%
Barrus, Roger E. R House 96.9% 86.5%
Beck, Trisha S. D House 95.1% 74.7%
Bell, Gregory S. R Senate 97.1% 76.0%
Bigelow, Ron R House 95.6% 78.0%
Bird, Jim R House 92.9% 74.0%
Biskupski, Jackie D House 95.7% 92.0%
Black, Laura D House 96.8% 96.0%
Bramble, Curtis S. R Senate 99.0% 97.8%
Brown, Melvin R. R House 94.1% 65.7%
Buttars, D. Chris R Senate 96.9% 98.1%
Chavez-Houck, Rebecca D House 94.0% 94.7%
Christensen, Allen M. R Senate 98.1% 88.9%
Clark, David R House 93.8% 84.8%
Clark, Stephen D. R House 96.9% 84.3%
Cosgrove, Tim M. D House 94.8% 75.7%
Davis, Gene D Senate 96.9% 76.8%
Daw, Bradley M. R House 94.8% 90.5%
Dayton, Margaret R Senate 93.3% 96.5%
Dee, Brad L. R House 95.0% 78.9%
Dougall, John R House 88.7% 83.6%
Draxler, Jack R. R House 93.3% 70.4%
Duckworth, Susan D House 93.1% 81.9%
Dunnigan, James A. R House 93.3% 77.3%
Edwards, Rebecca P. R House 93.1% 56.0%
Escamilla, Luz Robles D Senate 96.8% 94.5%
Ferry, Ben C. R House 95.0% 82.9%
Fisher, Janice M. D House 93.5% 77.8%
Fisher, Julie R House 95.7% 82.7%
Fowlke, Lorie D. R House 94.2% 80.0%
Frank, Craig A. R House 93.5% 87.7%
Froerer, Gage R House 96.4% 80.8%
Garn, Kevin S. R House 96.1% 88.7%
Gibson, Francis D. R House 93.6% 84.9%
Gibson, Kerry W. R House 93.0% 82.1%
Goodfellow, Brent H. D Senate 98.4% 98.0%
Gowans, James R. D House 93.5% 65.3%
Greenwood, Richard A. R House 92.7% 77.0%
Greiner, Jon J. R Senate 96.2% 86.5%
Grover, Keith R House 95.6% 96.0%
Hansen, Neil A. D House 89.4% 79.2%
Harper, Wayne A. R House 94.2% 82.9%
Hemingway, Lynn N. D House 95.8% 80.0%
Hendrickson, Neal B. D House 87.8% 58.8%
Herrod, Christopher N. R House 97.8% 96.0%
Hillyard, Lyle W. R Senate 96.9% 80.0%
Hinkins, David P. R Senate 94.6% 78.2%
Holdaway, Kory M. R House 92.3% 58.3%
Hughes, Gregory H. R House 95.7% 91.7%
Hunsaker, Fred R R House 96.0% 72.6%
Hutchings, Eric K. R House 95.1% 83.8%
Ipson, Don L. R House 96.3% 81.1%
Jenkins, Scott K. R Senate 96.5% 92.7%
Johnson, Christine A. D House 93.9% 94.4%
Jones, Patricia W. D Senate 97.3% 76.4%
Killpack, Sheldon L. R Senate 99.1% 97.9%
King, Brian S. D House 95.9% 87.7%
Kiser, Todd E. R House 92.2% 78.9%
Knudson, Peter C. R Senate 97.6% 90.7%
Last, Bradley G. R House 95.3% 85.1%
Liljenquist, Daniel R. R Senate 98.9% 88.7%
Litvack, David D House 94.9% 81.7%
Lockhart, Rebecca D. R House 95.5% 93.2%
Madsen, Mark B. R Senate 96.6% 98.0%
Mascaro, Steven R. R House 94.8% 69.6%
Mathis, John G. R House 92.8% 84.7%
Mayne, Karen D Senate 97.9% 75.0%
McCoy, Scott D. D Senate 95.2% 96.4%
McIff, Kay L. R House 93.5% 57.4%
Menlove, Ronda Rudd R House 93.0% 63.5%
Morgan, Karen W. D Senate 96.3% 84.2%
Morley, Michael T. R House 89.5% 95.8%
Moss, Carol Spackman D House 96.2% 82.4%
Newbold, Merlynn T. R House 93.1% 91.7%
Niederhauser, Wayne L. R Senate 98.8% 92.5%
Noel, Michael E. R House 94.8% 88.6%
Oda, Curtis R House 93.9% 94.4%
Okerlund, Ralph R Senate 98.9% 94.7%
Painter, Patrick R House 95.1% 86.2%
Poulson, Marie H. D House 96.6% 83.8%
Powell, Kraig R House 91.8% 58.7%
Ray, Paul R House 94.5% 81.9%
Riesen, Phil D House 95.1% 81.3%
Romero, Ross I. D Senate 95.9% 96.5%
Sandstrom, Stephen E. R House 93.1% 91.5%
Seegmiller, F. Jay D House 93.7% 87.8%
Seelig, Jennifer M. D House 95.2% 84.3%
Stephenson, Howard A. R Senate 96.3% 96.4%
Stowell, Dennis E. R Senate 97.9% 89.1%
Sumsion, Kenneth W. R House 91.2% 91.9%
Urquhart, Stephen H. R Senate 99.0% 90.9%
Valentine, John L. R Senate 97.8% 90.0%
Van Tassell, Kevin T. R Senate 97.3% 75.0%
Vickers, Evan J. R House 95.8% 75.8%
Waddoups, Michael G. R Senate 97.4% 98.2%
Wallis, C. Brent R House 96.4% 82.4%
Watkins, Christine F. D House 95.6% 82.7%
Webb, R. Curt R House 96.4% 85.1%
Wheatley, Mark A. D House 95.5% 81.9%
Wilcox, Ryan D. R House 93.0% 80.6%
Wiley, Larry B. D House 95.1% 83.8%
Wimmer, Carl R House 89.6% 91.7%
Winn, Bradley A. R House 95.7% 87.1%