Visualizing the NCGA Rankings Government Rankings

Some people like to visualize data, so we created maps from our recent report showing the rankings of effectiveness, attendance, and roll call voting participation for the members of the North Carolina General Assembly.   Scroll over a dot to see a legislator’s ranking, click on the party name to show rankings by party, and use the dropdown menus to switch between effectiveness, attendance, and voting rankings.  … Full story »

Some of Most Effective NC Legislators in Both Parties Won’t Be Back Government Rankings

With a supermajority of more than 60 percent in the state legislature, Republicans dominate the top spots in the new rankings of legislators’ effectiveness released today by the N.C. Center for Public Policy Research.  President Pro Tem of the Senate Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) and Speaker of the House Tim Moore (R-Cleveland) rank first in their respective houses.  … Full story »

Rankings of Effectiveness, Attendance and Roll Call Voting Participation for the North Carolina General Assembly Released Government Rankings

Today, the North Carolina Center for Public Policy Research releases its biennial report Rankings of Effectiveness, Attendance, and Roll Call Voting Participation for the North Carolina General Assembly.   “The rankings of attendance and voting participation tell citizens how often their legislator was there to represent them. The effectiveness rankings tell citizens how effective their legislator was when he or she was there.” This year’s rankings mark the 20th time the Center has undertaken this comprehensive survey. … Full story »