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2011 HOUSE Voting Record


Vote descriptions
are at the bottom of this page. If you don't know your Legislative District, or who your Representatives are, click here. To send an e-mail to your Representatives, click on their names. You can also download a printable version (11"x17" PDF) of the 2011 WSLC Voting Records.


KEY: = Voted RIGHT   = Voted WRONG   E = Excused   A = Absent

Votes #1 and #2 are weighted to count for 50% of the overall voting record.
See the vote descriptions below for more information.


STATE REPRESENTATIVE Party
/Dist.
V O T E # 2011
WSLC
Voting
Record

Lifetime
WSLC
Voting
Record

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1
0
1
1
1
2
John Ahern R-20             E     16% 14%
Gary Alexander R-20       E           16% 16%
Glenn Anderson R-5                 E E 11% 15%
Jan Angel R-26                 E 16% 19%
Sherry Appleton D-23 E 100% 99%
Mike Armstrong R-12                 37% 18%

Katrina Asay

R-30                 37% 37%
Barbara Bailey R-10                   15% 14%
Andy Billig D-3 100% 100%
Brian Blake D-19     67% 86%
Vincent Buys R-42                     10% 10%
Reuven Carlyle D-36         40% 51%
Bruce Chandler R-15                   15%

10%

Frank Chopp D-43       45% 90%
Judy Clibborn D-41       E 42% 78%
Eileen Cody D-34   72% 95%
Cary Condotta R-12                     10% 14%
Larry Crouse R-4   E               E E 7% 11%
Cathy Dahlquist R-31                 37% 37%
Bruce Dammeier R-25                   15% 19%
Jeannie Darneille D-27     50% 87%
Richard DeBolt R-20                   15% 15%
Mary Lou Dickerson D-36   95% 96%
Hans Dunshee D-39   72% 90%
Deb Eddy D-48       E 42% 64%
Susan Fagen R-9                   15% 14%
Fred Finn D-35           35% 43%
Joe Fitzgibbon D-34 100% 100%
David Frockt D-46   72% 72%
Roger Goodman D-45 100% 93%
Tami Green D-28     67% 90%
Kathy Haigh D-35       45% 85%
Larry Haler R-8                   15% 25%
Mark Hargrove R-47                   15% 15%
Paul Harris R-17               48% 48%
Bob Hasegawa D-11     90% 98%
Bill Hinkle R-13                   32% 16%
Mike Hope R-44               42% 30%
Zack Hudgins D-11     73% 92%
Sam Hunt D-22 100% 98%
Ross Hunter D-48       45% 72%
Christopher Hurst D-31         40% 77%
Laurie Jinkins D-27     67% 67%
Norm Johnson R-14                   15% 14%
Ruth Kagi D-32     67% 88%
Troy Kelley D-28         40% 58%
Phyllis Kenney D-46 100% 99%
Steve Kirby D-29 100% 98%
Brad Klippert R-8                   15% 14%
Joel Kretz R-7                   15% 13%
Dan Kristiansen R-39     E           21% 13%
Connie Ladenburg D-29 100% 100%
Marko Liias D-21 100% 96%
Kristine Lytton D-40 E 100% 100%
Marcie Maxwell D-41       45% 62%
John McCoy D-38   72% 91%
Jim McCune R-2 E E             E E 25% 25%
Mark Miloscia D-30     90% 91%
Jim Moeller D-49     67% 90%
Jeff Morris D-40         E E E 36% 75%
Luis Moscoso D-1 100% 100%
Terry Nealey R-16             E       11% 7%
Ed Orcutt R-18                   15% 15%
Timm Ormsby D-3 100% 99%
Tina Orwall D-33   95% 89%
Jason Overstreet R-42                     E 6% 6%
Kevin Parker R-6                     10% 14%
Kirk Pearson R-39                 20% 17%
Jamie Pedersen D-43       45% 75%
Eric Pettigrew D-37 E     63% 89%
Tim Probst D-17   95% 78%
Chris Reykdal D-22 100% 100%
Ann Rivers R-18     E               11% 11%
Mary Helen Roberts D-21   95% 96%
Jay Rodne R-5                   15% 19%
Christine Rolfes D-23   72% 81%
Charles Ross R-14                   15% 12%
Cindy Ryu D-32 100% 100%
Sharon Tomiko Santos D-3   95% 94%
Joe Schmick R-9                   15% 13%
Larry Seaquist D-26       45% 65%
Mike Sells D-38 100% 100%
Matt Shea R-4                     10% 14%
Shelly Short R-7                   15%

11%

Norma Smith R-10                   15% 17%
Larry Springer D-45       45% 73%
Derek Stanford D-1 100% 100%
Pat Sullivan D-47       45% 85%
Dean Takko D-19       45% 76%
David Taylor R-15                   15% 14%
Steve Tharinger D-24     67% 67%
Dave Upthegrove D-33 100% 96%
Kevin Van De Wege D-24       45% 79%
Maureen Walsh R-16                 15% 28%
Judy Warnick R-13                 E   11% 11%
J.T. Wilcox R-2                   15% 15%
Sharon Wylie D-49 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --   92% 92%
Hans Zeiger R-25                 37% 37%

 

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2011 House Vote Descriptions

1.  HB 2123 -- Workers’ compensation -- Weighted vote, counts as 28% of 2011 record (the share of  premiums that workers pay into the system) -- Fundamentally changes our safety net for injured workers, incentivizes employers to aggressively negotiate lower benefits and invites private insurers into our state by allowing buyouts for workers over 55 (50 by 2016). Freezes benefit COLAs for a year, requires permanent total disability offsets. Right vote: NO. (Passed 69-26, May 23.) 

2.  ESSB 5931 -- Contracting out state services -- Weighted vote, counts as 22% of total 2011 vote -- Consolidates four agencies into a Department of Enterprise Services, but promotes privatization of its services and explicitly prohibits state employees from competing to maintain their work. Right vote: NO. (Passed 54-42, May 25.)

3.  SHB 1832 -- Rights of Airport Service Employees -- Protects the jobs and rights of  airport service employees by guaranteeing seamless transitions with successor contractors. Right vote: YES. (Passed 52-44, Mar. 2.)

4.  2ESHB 1701 -- Contractor misclassification -- Increases penalties for misclassifying employees as independent contractors. Right vote: YES. (Passed 54-43, Mar. 4.)

5.  SSB 5801 -- Quality medical care for injured workers -- -- Expands our Centers for Occupational Health Education and creates a provider network with incentives and requirements that practitioners use best practices. Right vote: YES. (Passed 96-1, Mar. 5.)

6.  ESHB 1487-- Retro employer authority -- Expands the authority of employers in Retrospective Rating Groups to increase refunds by closing injured workers’ claims. Right vote: NO. (Passed 70-27, Mar. 5.)

7.  ESHB 2002 -- Workers’ compensation return-to-work -- Helps injured workers return to work on light duty status by subsidizing 50% of wages for up to 66 days. Right vote: YES. (Passed 54-43, Mar. 5.)

8.  EHB 2011 -- Corrections interest arbitration -- Improving prison safety with collective bargaining and binding arbitration. Right vote: YES. (Passed 59-36, Mar. 7.)

9.  ESSB 5068 -- Injury prevention/abatement on appeal -- Makes Washington the 2nd state to require businesses cited for serious safety hazards to fix them, including when they are appealing a citation. Right vote: YES. (Passed 55-41, Apr. 5.)

10.  2SSB 5662-- Reciprocal bid preference -- Prioritizes in-state workers on public works projects when bidding against contractors from states with in-state preferences. Right vote: YES. (Passed 87-8, Apr. 5.)

11.  SHB 2078 -- Repeals Big Bank Tax Exemptions to Fund K-3 -- Curtails B&O tax deduction for big national banks, while exempting small local banks, to restore funding for smaller K-3 class sizes. Right vote: YES. (Vote: 52-42, but failed due to supermajority requirement, May 24.)

12.  ESHB 1497-- Capital Budget -- -- The 2011-13 budget creating some 51,000 desperately needed construction jobs. It authorizes $1.6 billion in new projects from sources other than bond proceeds. Right vote: YES. (Passed 94-0, May 25.)

 


 

For more details and information about these bills,
see the 2011 WSLC Legislative Report.

 


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