The 2020 Senate Freedom Index is now published, to compare the lawmakers' commitment to restoring and protecting individual liberties in their powers to create and rescind laws.
This year a pair of freshmen who are also former military officers, are tied for the top spot in the senate. Adam Pugh & Joe Newhouse both voted to restore & protect citizen freedoms in 9 of 10 floor votes. They also gained bonus points for authoring bills the Sooner Politics selection committee deemed essential and/or scored in the index.
The young Republicans from OKC & Tulsa metro districts, led all scores with a +85, on a spectrum of 100 to +100.
A person scoring a zero on this index is deemed to vote against freedom in half the scored floor votes. A score of +50 on this index is equivalent to a +75 on many other indices that do not issue negative index scores.
8 Republicans were close behind with scores of 80. they were:
A study of legislation being pondered at the Oklahoma State Capitol.
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