The Family Action Council of Tennessee has issued its scorecard on the 108th General Assembly, reporting that a majority of the Senate and almost half of House members voted with the Christian conservative organization 100 percent of the time on issues FACT considered important.
The legislation scored ranges from Sen. Stacey Campfield’s so-called “Merry Christmas bill” to a measure overhauling the State Textbook Commission.
Nineteen senators got a perfect FACT score, including retiring Democrat Doug Henry of Nashville. The lowest Senate score was a 67 for three senators – Democrat Thelma Harper of Nashville and Republicans Steve Dickerson of Nashville and Doug Overbey of Maryville.
In the House, 49 representatives got 100 percent, including Democrats David Shepard of Dickson and John Tidwell of New Johnsonville. The lowest scores, 38 percent, went to Democrats JoAnn Favors of Chattanooga, Joe Pitts of Clarksville and Mike Stewart of Nashville. Retiring Rep. Eric Watson of Cleveland had the lowest score for a Republican, 63 percent.
The Senate list is HERE
The House list is broken into three pdf chunks, by district. District 1-33 HERE, Districts 34-66 HERE, and District 67-99 HERE.