Monthly Archives: March 2008

Analyzing The Utah Legislature: Roll Call Partisanship 2007 — Senate (with background explanation)

Just like the House post, but for the 2007 Senate. Two thousand eight will be coming soon. This is a tally of every Utah Senate roll call vote on a bill from the 2007 session where a majority of Democrats … Continue reading

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Copying Off Your Neighbor In The 2008 Legislature

I’ve processed all the roll call votes from the 2008 Utah legislature’s General Session and there are some interesting results to report. Let’s take a look at the question of who is the Scalia and Thomas of the legislature. Who … Continue reading

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Analyzing The Utah Legislature: Roll Call Partisanship 2007 — House

This is a continuation of the post on partisan House roll calls in 2005 (q.v.). More of these are coming, up through this year. The legislators on the 76 partisan votes of 2007 Utah House, Representative Party D Votes R … Continue reading

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Caucuses And Conventions

This weekend we Salt Lake County Democrats got together at the library (Democrats like books) and elected our new legislative district chairs.  It was a nice chance to see people from your neighborhood and across the valley.  Each hour on … Continue reading

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Analyzing The Utah Legislature: Roll Call Partisanship 2006 — Senate

This is a continuation of the post on partisan House roll calls in 2005 (q.v.). More of these are coming, including the recent sessions. I recall that Sen. Buttars was ill during this session.  His “slightly more moderate” rating reflects … Continue reading

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Caucus Night

Yes, it’s the best night to be a citizen in Utah. Get out to your neighborhood caucus meeting and meet your neighbors. Democrats do it. Salt Lake County here. Even Republicans do it.

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Analyzing The Utah Legislature: Roll Call Partisanship 2006 — House

This is a continuation of the post on partisan House roll calls in 2005 (q.v.). More of these are coming, including the recent sessions. Utah Representative Dave Hogue (R-Riverton) retired after 2006 to run for Senate. He recently reentered electoral … Continue reading

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Analyzing The Utah Legislature: Roll Call Partisanship 2005 — Senate

Just like the post on the house (q.v.), with all the caveats. Two thousand six, 2007, and 2008 are coming up along with lists of votes that divide partisans in the Utah legislature and some other exciting analysis tools that … Continue reading

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Analyzing The Utah Legislature: Roll Call Partisanship 2005

This is the first of a fairly long series of posts that may take a while to complete. This table is a result of analysis of every roll call vote from the 2005 Utah Legislature.  Later years will be in … Continue reading

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Utah's Perspective On Florida And Michigan's Election Mess

Every four years the Democratic National Committee and the Republican National Convention set rules for the next presidential nomination cycle. These rules include the dates on which state parties may take the “first determining step” toward choosing pledged delegates. That … Continue reading

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