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Party support scores for Utah legislators, 2010

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 96.0% 85.9%
Adams, J. Stuart R Senate 97.9% 92.5%
Allen, Sheryl L. R House 93.2% 58.0%
Anderson, Johnny R House 89.4% 76.8%
Barrus, Roger E. R House 95.8% 88.2%
Beck, Trisha S. D House 95.4% 69.0%
Bigelow, Ron R House 95.0% 83.3%
Bird, Jim R House 91.4% 69.6%
Biskupski, Jackie D House 97.6% 98.6%
Black, Laura D House 95.8% 81.7%
Bramble, Curtis S. R Senate 97.5% 85.7%
Brown, Melvin R. R House 97.5% 82.6%
Buttars, D. Chris R Senate 94.9% 87.5%
Chavez-Houck, Rebecca D House 96.7% 95.8%
Christensen, Allen M. R Senate 97.2% 76.9%
Clark, David R House 96.1% 93.2%
Clark, Stephen D. R House 95.4% 68.2%
Cosgrove, Tim M. D House 96.9% 87.3%
Davis, Gene D Senate 98.3% 90.9%
Daw, Bradley M. R House 93.5% 89.9%
Dayton, Margaret R Senate 93.5% 96.5%
Dee, Brad L. R House 96.3% 90.8%
Dougall, John R House 86.5% 90.8%
Draxler, Jack R. R House 95.3% 74.6%
Duckworth, Susan D House 94.3% 74.6%
Dunnigan, James A. R House 93.8% 71.4%
Edwards, Rebecca P. R House 94.7% 59.7%
Escamilla, Luz Robles D Senate 98.2% 98.2%
Ferry, Ben C. R House 95.7% 82.9%
Fisher, Janice M. D House 94.9% 84.3%
Fisher, Julie R House 94.6% 82.9%
Fowlke, Lorie D. R House 95.2% 77.2%
Frank, Craig A. R House 92.0% 95.7%
Froerer, Gage R House 97.5% 91.4%
Garn, Kevin S. R House 97.4% 91.5%
Gibson, Francis D. R House 93.9% 89.2%
Gibson, Kerry W. R House 96.6% 100.0%
Goodfellow, Brent H. D Senate 98.1% 96.3%
Gowans, James R. D House 93.1% 55.9%
Greenwood, Richard A. R House 93.1% 75.7%
Greiner, Jon J. R Senate 93.8% 80.4%
Grover, Keith R House 96.2% 98.5%
Hansen, Neil A. D House 89.5% 85.5%
Harper, Wayne A. R House 92.2% 83.6%
Hemingway, Lynn N. D House 97.4% 94.1%
Hendrickson, Neal B. D House 89.8% 52.3%
Herrod, Christopher N. R House 95.6% 96.9%
Hillyard, Lyle W. R Senate 95.7% 80.0%
Hinkins, David P. R Senate 96.1% 79.2%
Hughes, Gregory H. R House 96.0% 93.9%
Hunsaker, Fred R R House 96.1% 71.6%
Hutchings, Eric K. R House 94.6% 78.1%
Ipson, Don L. R House 98.3% 89.6%
Jenkins, Scott K. R Senate 97.5% 98.2%
Johnson, Christine A. D House 95.8% 91.5%
Jones, Patricia W. D Senate 97.8% 81.0%
King, Brian S. D House 96.0% 94.3%
Kiser, Todd E. R House 92.3% 88.7%
Knudson, Peter C. R Senate 98.5% 89.7%
Last, Bradley G. R House 97.4% 94.0%
Liljenquist, Daniel R. R Senate 98.1% 86.0%
Litvack, David D House 97.4% 84.1%
Lockhart, Rebecca D. R House 94.4% 93.8%
Madsen, Mark B. R Senate 94.8% 91.5%
Mascaro, Steven R. R House 95.3% 75.0%
Mathis, John G. R House 94.6% 95.7%
Mayne, Karen D Senate 98.8% 91.2%
McAdams, Benjamin M. D Senate 98.6% 96.4%
McIff, Kay L. R House 96.2% 69.4%
Menlove, Ronda Rudd R House 94.2% 72.9%
Morgan, Karen W. D Senate 97.4% 79.6%
Morley, Michael T. R House 88.6% 98.5%
Moss, Carol Spackman D House 97.2% 84.1%
Newbold, Merlynn T. R House 92.7% 97.0%
Niederhauser, Wayne L. R Senate 98.3% 88.2%
Noel, Michael E. R House 96.2% 95.4%
Oda, Curtis R House 94.3% 95.7%
Okerlund, Ralph R Senate 99.2% 93.0%
Painter, Patrick R House 96.9% 87.9%
Poulson, Marie H. D House 96.4% 78.9%
Powell, Kraig R House 94.7% 69.0%
Ray, Paul R House 94.2% 82.1%
Riesen, Phil D House 96.0% 91.2%
Romero, Ross I. D Senate 97.3% 92.9%
Sandstrom, Stephen E. R House 94.4% 94.4%
Seegmiller, F. Jay D House 94.3% 81.4%
Seelig, Jennifer M. D House 97.6% 81.0%
Stephenson, Howard A. R Senate 93.9% 94.2%
Stevenson, Jerry W. R Senate 98.9% 90.7%
Stowell, Dennis E. R Senate 96.1% 90.9%
Sumsion, Kenneth W. R House 90.3% 93.9%
Urquhart, Stephen H. R Senate 96.6% 83.0%
Valentine, John L. R Senate 97.3% 87.0%
Van Tassell, Kevin T. R Senate 96.8% 75.0%
Vickers, Evan J. R House 96.3% 75.7%
Waddoups, Michael G. R Senate 97.6% 94.7%
Wallis, C. Brent R House 97.4% 91.2%
Watkins, Christine F. D House 93.8% 66.2%
Webb, R. Curt R House 95.5% 75.7%
Wheatley, Mark A. D House 96.8% 88.4%
Wilcox, Ryan D. R House 92.9% 95.4%
Wiley, Larry B. D House 96.5% 90.1%
Wimmer, Carl R House 87.8% 94.0%
Wright, Bill R House 90.0% 93.2%