A Compilation of Various Ratings of the Voting Records of the Utah Legislature. A listing of other ratings may be found under links at the bottom of the blog.

Sunday, July 24, 2005

2005 Utah Legislative Ratings

Rating groups used in this report were:

GrsRts = GrassRoots www.utahgrassroots.com claims: "Grass Roots is committed to the Principles of Limited Government, the State and U.S. Constitutions, Representative Government, Participatory Democracy, a Free Market Economy, Separation of Powers, and Family."

UEA = Utah Education Association www.utea.org declares their "mission is to advance the cause of public education by promoting quality teaching and learning and advocating effectively for the rights and interests of its members."

Gay = Gay Rights www.actwin.com/eatonohio/gay grades on the basis of hate crimes, same-sex marriage and "gay rights."

UTA = Utah Taxpayers Association www.utahtaxpayers.org deals mainly with tax issues and "is a non-profit, non-partisan association working for greater efficiency and effectiveness in government."

V4Mod = Voice for Moderation www.voiceformoderation.com "We promote and support the election of mainstream Republican candidates and attempt to influence legislation that is in keeping with the goals and values of the majority of the people of Utah."

UAR = Utah Association of Realtors www.utahrealtors.com reports on issues dealing with real estate on property issues.

AccUT = Accountability Utah www.accountabilityutah.com "promotes government that is restrained, fair, open, and representative; an economy based on free market principles; and strong individuals and families."

CLI = Conservative - Liberal Index: A weighted average of the above groups.

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