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Absenteeism in the Utah legislature, 2018

During each year's 45-day legislative session, legislators cast hundreds of floor votes. That means they have 100s of opportunities to miss votes. Toward the end of the session especially, votes are held so rapidly that even taking a short bathroom break can result in missed votes. Legislators who miss a day or two for illness or a family emergency will miss many votes. Those assigned to assemble the final budget will miss even more. Most legislators who miss large numbers of votes can rightly point to one of these reasons. You can find further commentary here:

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Missed votes in 2018

Legislator Party Year Chamber # missed votes # votes held % missed votes
Acton, Cheryl K.R2018House387345.2%
Adams, J. StuartR2018Senate13292614.3%
Albrecht, Carl R.R2018House137341.8%
Anderegg, Jacob L.R2018Senate12792613.7%
Arent, Patrice M.D2018House127341.6%
Barlow, StewartR2018House367344.9%
Bramble, Curtis S.R2018Senate13792614.8%
Briscoe, Joel K.D2018House207342.7%
Brooks, WaltR2018House247343.3%
Buxton, D. GreggR2018Senate509265.4%
Chavez-Houck, RebeccaD2018House197342.6%
Chew, Scott H.R2018House417345.6%
Christensen, Allen M.R2018Senate10592611.3%
Christensen, LaVarR2018House327344.4%
Christofferson, Kay J.R2018House37340.4%
Coleman, KimR2018House657348.9%
Cutler, Bruce R.R2018House407345.4%
Dabakis, JimD2018Senate11692612.5%
Davis, GeneD2018Senate12592613.5%
Daw, Bradley M.R2018House117341.5%
Dayton, MargaretR2018Senate749268.0%
Duckworth, SusanD2018House9873413.4%
Dunnigan, James A.R2018House417345.6%
Edwards, Rebecca P.R2018House397345.3%
Eliason, SteveR2018House327344.4%
Escamilla, Luz RoblesD2018Senate16892618.1%
Fawson, Justin L.R2018House337344.5%
Fillmore, LincolnR2018Senate9592610.3%
Froerer, GageR2018House307344.1%
Gibson, Francis D.R2018House16973423.0%
Greene, Brian M.R2018House7973410.8%
Grover, KeithR2018House9573412.9%
Hall, CraigR2018House137341.8%
Handy, Stephen G.R2018House287343.8%
Harper, Wayne A.R2018Senate459264.9%
Hawkes, Timothy D.R2018House337344.5%
Hemingway, Lynn N.D2018House734734100.0%
Hemmert, DanielR2018Senate809268.6%
Henderson, Deidre M.R2018Senate929269.9%
Hillyard, Lyle W.R2018Senate11492612.3%
Hinkins, David P.R2018Senate10792611.6%
Hollins, SandraD2018House7673410.4%
Hughes, Gregory H.R2018House22473430.5%
Hutchings, Eric K.R2018House677349.1%
Ipson, Don L.R2018Senate319263.3%
Ivory, KenR2018House347344.6%
Iwamoto, JaniD2018Senate689267.3%
Kennedy, Michael S.R2018House97341.2%
King, Brian S.D2018House357344.8%
Knotwell, JohnR2018House8373411.3%
Knudson, Peter C.R2018Senate809268.6%
Kwan, KarenD2018House357344.8%
Last, Bradley G.R2018House16673422.6%
Lisonbee, KarianneR2018House437345.9%
Maloy, A. CoryR2018House197342.6%
Mayne, KarenD2018Senate409264.3%
McCay, DanielR2018House637348.6%
McKell, Mike K.R2018House7873410.6%
Miles, Kelly B.R2018House137341.8%
Millner, AnnR2018Senate729267.8%
Moss, Carol SpackmanD2018House187342.5%
Moss, JeffersonR2018House67340.8%
Nelson, Merrill F.R2018House317344.2%
Niederhauser, Wayne L.R2018Senate27592629.7%
Noel, Michael E.R2018House11973416.2%
Okerlund, RalphR2018Senate61592666.4%
Owens, DerrinR2018House247343.3%
Perry, Lee B.R2018House277343.7%
Peterson, Jeremy A.R2018House10073413.6%
Peterson, Val L.R2018House137341.8%
Pitcher, Dixon M.R2018House257343.4%
Potter, Val K.R2018House157342.0%
Poulson, Marie H.D2018House67340.8%
Pulsipher, SusanR2018House57340.7%
Quinn, TimR2018House717349.7%
Ray, PaulR2018House627348.4%
Redd, Edward H.R2018House567347.6%
Roberts, Marc K.R2018House427345.7%
Robertson, AdamR2018House287343.8%
Romero, AngelaD2018House237343.1%
Sagers, DouglasR2018House11573415.7%
Sandall, Scott D.R2018House647348.7%
Schultz, MikeR2018House19473426.4%
Seegmiller, Travis M.R2018House5453610.1%
Snow, V. LowryR2018House397345.3%
Spendlove, Robert M.R2018House8573411.6%
Stanard, Jon E.R2018House41193.4%
Stephenson, Howard A.R2018Senate9792610.5%
Stevenson, Jerry W.R2018Senate30292632.6%
Stratton, Keven J.R2018House467346.3%
Thatcher, Daniel W.R2018Senate14792615.9%
Thurston, Norman K.R2018House327344.4%
Van Tassell, Kevin T.R2018Senate819268.7%
Vickers, Evan J.R2018Senate889269.5%
Ward, Raymond P.R2018House257343.4%
Watkins, Christine F.R2018House317344.2%
Webb, R. CurtR2018House507346.8%
Weight, ElizabethD2018House377345.0%
Weiler, ToddR2018Senate449264.8%
Westwood, John R.R2018House127341.6%
Wheatley, Mark A.D2018House367344.9%
Wilde, LoganR2018House497346.7%
Wilson, Brad R.R2018House14373419.5%
Winder, MikeR2018House77341.0%
Zehnder, BrianR2018Senate249262.6%