Party support scores for Utah legislators, 2008

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. (details) R House 96.7% 84.5%
Allen, Sheryl L. (details) R House 94.3% 56.4%
Andersen, Sylvia S. (details) R House 99.0% 96.5%
Barrus, Roger E. (details) R House 96.2% 83.9%
Bell, Gregory S. (details) R Senate 97.2% 81.6%
Bigelow, Ron (details) R House 95.5% 80.0%
Bird, Jim (details) R House 93.3% 64.3%
Biskupski, Jackie (details) D House 96.9% 91.1%
Bowman, DeMar Bud (details) R House 96.6% 61.5%
Bramble, Curtis S. (details) R Senate 99.0% 93.2%
Brown, Melvin R. (details) R House 95.7% 61.5%
Buttars, D. Chris (details) R Senate 98.1% 91.9%
Chavez-Houck, Rebecca (details) D House 96.5% 96.6%
Christensen, Allen M. (details) R Senate 97.1% 80.9%
Clark, David (details) R House 96.1% 86.5%
Clark, Stephen D. (details) R House 97.2% 82.1%
Cosgrove, Tim M. (details) D House 96.5% 73.7%
Curtis, Greg J. (details) R House 94.6% 84.8%
Davis, Gene (details) D Senate 98.6% 91.7%
Daw, Bradley M. (details) R House 94.2% 96.5%
Dayton, Margaret (details) R Senate 92.3% 87.5%
Dee, Brad L. (details) R House 97.4% 87.0%
Dmitrich, Mike (details) D Senate 98.0% 80.4%
Donnelson, Glenn A. (details) R House 94.4% 93.0%
Dougall, John (details) R House 91.1% 87.5%
Draxler, Jack R. (details) R House 96.5% 80.0%
Duckworth, Carl W. (details) D House 93.9% 62.2%
Dunnigan, James A. (details) R House 94.3% 65.5%
Eastman, Dan R. (details) R Senate 99.1% 97.9%
Ferry, Ben C. (details) R House 94.3% 67.2%
Fife, Fred J. (details) D Senate 97.9% 80.0%
Fisher, Janice M. (details) D House 95.7% 80.0%
Fisher, Julie (details) R House 96.6% 81.0%
Fowlke, Lorie D. (details) R House 94.8% 67.9%
Frank, Craig A. (details) R House 94.4% 98.2%
Froerer, Gage (details) R House 97.5% 82.5%
Garn, Kevin S. (details) R House 96.9% 94.5%
Gibson, Kerry W. (details) R House 95.7% 83.0%
Goodfellow, Brent H. (details) D Senate 96.4% 70.8%
Gowans, James R. (details) D House 92.1% 61.1%
Greenwood, Richard A. (details) R House 94.2% 80.7%
Greiner, Jon J. (details) R Senate 95.3% 62.5%
Grover, Keith (details) R House 95.7% 93.1%
Hansen, Neil A. (details) D House 92.4% 73.2%
Harper, Wayne A. (details) R House 95.0% 84.5%
Hemingway, Lynn N. (details) D House 96.8% 81.0%
Hendrickson, Neal B. (details) D House 92.4% 72.5%
Herrod, Christopher N. (details) R House 94.4% 94.8%
Hickman, John W. (details) R Senate 97.7% 90.0%
Hillyard, Lyle W. (details) R Senate 97.0% 70.7%
Holdaway, Kory M. (details) R House 92.9% 45.5%
Hughes, Gregory H. (details) R House 96.0% 96.3%
Hunsaker, Fred R (details) R House 96.2% 63.6%
Hutchings, Eric K. (details) R House 95.9% 81.5%
Jenkins, Scott K. (details) R Senate 96.2% 87.5%
Johnson, Christine A. (details) D House 97.6% 98.1%
Jones, Patricia W. (details) D Senate 97.4% 78.0%
Killpack, Sheldon L. (details) R Senate 98.6% 90.7%
King, Brad (details) D House 96.5% 75.0%
Kiser, Todd E. (details) R House 95.6% 84.2%
Knudson, Peter C. (details) R Senate 98.1% 79.6%
Last, Bradley G. (details) R House 97.4% 90.9%
Litvack, David (details) D House 97.4% 94.7%
Lockhart, Rebecca D. (details) R House 95.7% 92.6%
Madsen, Mark B. (details) R Senate 94.7% 86.0%
Mascaro, Steven R. (details) R House 95.2% 59.3%
Mathis, John G. (details) R House 94.9% 87.3%
Mayne, Karen (details) D Senate 98.2% 87.8%
McCoy, Scott D. (details) D Senate 94.4% 83.3%
McGee, Rosalind J. (details) D House 96.4% 89.7%
McIff, Kay L. (details) R House 94.9% 55.6%
Menlove, Ronda Rudd (details) R House 93.6% 54.4%
Morgan, Karen W. (details) D House 95.6% 63.8%
Morley, Michael T. (details) R House 88.0% 90.4%
Moss, Carol Spackman (details) D House 97.8% 88.5%
Neuenschwander, Paul A. (details) R House 95.3% 67.9%
Newbold, Merlynn T. (details) R House 93.0% 92.0%
Niederhauser, Wayne L. (details) R Senate 98.6% 92.0%
Noel, Michael E. (details) R House 96.4% 96.4%
Oda, Curtis (details) R House 93.3% 91.4%
Painter, Patrick (details) R House 98.7% 93.6%
Peterson, Darin G. (details) R Senate 97.2% 93.8%
Ray, Paul (details) R House 97.3% 87.3%
Riesen, Phil (details) D House 97.1% 83.6%
Romero, Ross I. (details) D Senate 95.5% 92.0%
Sandstrom, Stephen E. (details) R House 93.4% 89.3%
Seelig, Jennifer M. (details) D House 97.4% 89.3%
Shurtliff, LaWanna Lou (details) D House 97.3% 80.0%
Snow, Gordon E. (details) R House 96.1% 75.0%
Stephenson, Howard A. (details) R Senate 94.7% 86.0%
Stowell, Dennis E. (details) R Senate 97.4% 85.4%
Sumsion, Kenneth W. (details) R House 93.4% 94.6%
Tilton, Aaron (details) R House 93.0% 93.0%
Urquhart, Stephen H. (details) R House 97.3% 89.1%
Valentine, John L. (details) R Senate 98.1% 89.1%
Van Tassell, Kevin T. (details) R Senate 97.5% 72.7%
Waddoups, Michael G. (details) R Senate 96.2% 86.0%
Walker, Carlene M. (details) R Senate 98.7% 89.6%
Walker, Mark W. (details) R House 98.1% 87.2%
Webb, R. Curt (details) R House 96.9% 82.8%
Wheatley, Mark A. (details) D House 96.5% 81.5%
Wiley, Larry B. (details) D House 96.6% 94.7%
Wimmer, Carl (details) R House 88.5% 88.9%
Winn, Bradley A. (details) R House 97.9% 85.4%