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Table 5 Top 10 Science Followers in the U.S. Senate as of February 2015

From: Trust, tribalism and tweets: has political polarization made science a “wedge issue”?

Democrats Republicans
Whitehousea,b (0.47) Hellerb (0.25)
Hironoa,b (0.43) Cochran (0.16)
Murraya,b (0.29) Moran (0.10)
Markeya,b (0.26) Crapo (0.08)
Durbina,b (0.23) Kirka,b (0.08)
Gillibranda,b (0.17) Vitter (0.08)
Stabenowa,b (0.17) Collinsa,b (0.06)
McCaskilla,b (0.16) Inhofe (0.05)
Blumenthala,b (0.14) Murkowskib (0.05)
Carpera,b (0.13) Ayottea,b (0.04)
  1. aSenators who voted “yea” on the Schatz amendment (S.Amdt.58) and bSenators who voted “yea” the Hoeven amendment (S.Amdt.87). Numbers in parentheses indicate proportion of “Science” Twitter follows by each Senator, calculated as Total number of Science Twitter handles followed by that Senator/Total number of Science Twitter handles followed by all Senators