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Table 7 Total number of Twitter accounts followed by each Senator (as of February 2015) and proportion categorized as Science, Politics, Media or Other

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

Last Name Party Science Politics Media Other Total
Alexandera,b R 0.000 0.154 0.076 0.770 409
Ayottea,b R 0.002 0.054 0.015 0.928 1492
Barrasso R 0.004 0.156 0.081 0.759 456
Benneta,b D 0.024 0.337 0.000 0.639 83
Blumenthala,b D 0.014 0.086 0.034 0.866 801
Blunt R 0.000 0.009 0.004 0.987 6799
Boozman R 0.006 0.064 0.013 0.917 543
Boxera,b D 0.026 0.553 0.009 0.412 114
Browna,b D 0.023 0.636 0.000 0.341 44
Burr R 0.000 0.006 0.004 0.990 3358
Cantwella,b D 0.000 0.002 0.002 0.997 579
Capito R 0.002 0.041 0.042 0.916 935
Cardina,b D 0.023 0.137 0.046 0.795 263
Carpera,b D 0.020 0.126 0.024 0.830 493
Caseya,b D 0.024 0.277 0.051 0.648 412
Coats R 0.000 0.108 0.039 0.853 619
Cochran R 0.025 0.113 0.020 0.842 488
Collinsa,b R 0.005 0.119 0.042 0.833 929
Coonsa,b D 0.000 0.035 0.004 0.961 2108
Corkerb R 0.002 0.121 0.078 0.799 447
Cotton R 0.006 0.154 0.025 0.815 356
Crapo R 0.014 0.259 0.021 0.706 436
Cruz R 0.000 0.010 0.002 0.988 7694
Daines R 0.004 0.106 0.013 0.877 527
Donnellya,b D 0.004 0.035 0.007 0.954 283
Durbina,b D 0.011 0.061 0.041 0.887 1605
Enzi R 0.002 0.233 0.035 0.730 514
Ernst R 0.000 0.011 0.000 0.989 89
Feinsteina,b D 0.023 0.445 0.102 0.430 128
Fischer R 0.000 0.773 0.008 0.220 132
Flakeb R 0.000 0.038 0.014 0.947 208
Gardner R 0.002 0.093 0.039 0.867 646
Gillibranda,b D 0.031 0.165 0.021 0.783 419
Grahama,b R 0.000 0.024 0.009 0.967 2186
Grassley R 0.000 0.003 0.001 0.996 14559
Hatchb R 0.000 0.166 0.046 0.788 151
Heinricha,b D 0.040 0.360 0.040 0.560 25
Heitkampa,b D 0.005 0.055 0.021 0.917 422
Hellerb R 0.004 0.031 0.016 0.949 4934
Hironoa,b D 0.028 0.063 0.042 0.866 1185
Hoeven R 0.000 0.142 0.071 0.787 409
Inhofe R 0.003 0.050 0.024 0.923 1370
Isakson R 0.000 0.168 0.077 0.755 429
Johnson R 0.000 0.226 0.066 0.708 106
Kainea,b D 0.039 0.376 0.059 0.527 205
Kinga,b I 0.011 0.252 0.094 0.644 449
Kirka,b R 0.003 0.042 0.031 0.924 1852
Lankford R 0.002 0.236 0.046 0.716 483
Leahya,b D 0.000 0.263 0.053 0.684 76
Lee R 0.000 0.045 0.010 0.945 2361
Manchina,b D 0.010 0.183 0.061 0.739 624
Markeya,b D 0.104 0.114 0.114 0.668 193
McCainb R 0.000 0.113 0.099 0.788 335
McCaskilla,b D 0.008 0.060 0.046 0.886 1434
McConnell R 0.000 0.019 0.000 0.981 266
Menendeza,b D 0.014 0.157 0.049 0.780 586
Merkleya,b D 0.011 0.282 0.080 0.626 174
Mikulskia,b D 0.000 0.486 0.000 0.514 35
Moran R 0.003 0.031 0.022 0.945 2977
Murkowskib R 0.009 0.251 0.037 0.704 459
Murphya,b D 0.000 0.128 0.016 0.856 125
Murraya,b D 0.010 0.056 0.030 0.904 2171
Nelsona,b D 0.080 0.010 0.060 0.850 100
Paulb R 0.000 0.165 0.090 0.745 357
Perdue R 0.000 0.008 0.000 0.992 2868
Petersa,b D 0.009 0.070 0.029 0.893 345
Portmanb R 0.000 0.014 0.020 0.967 1613
Reeda,b D 0.000 0.733 0.000 0.267 15
Reida,b D 0.039 0.340 0.013 0.608 153
Risch R 0.023 0.535 0.000 0.442 43
Roberts R 0.003 0.096 0.043 0.858 697
Roundsb R 0.000 0.316 0.045 0.639 155
Rubio R 0.000 0.001 0.002 0.997 2726
Sandersa,b I 0.008 0.033 0.045 0.914 1688
Schatza,b D 0.002 0.012 0.004 0.982 1337
Scott R 0.000 0.042 0.009 0.948 2784
Sessions R 0.000 0.069 0.088 0.843 102
Shaheena,b D 0.000 0.001 0.001 0.998 3317
Shelby R 0.000 0.250 0.033 0.717 244
Stabenowa,b D 0.006 0.030 0.018 0.946 2298
Testera,b D 0.007 0.134 0.027 0.833 754
Thune R 0.003 0.141 0.052 0.804 306
Toomey R 0.001 0.091 0.026 0.882 871
Udalla,b D 0.000 0.400 0.000 0.600 5
Vitter R 0.001 0.013 0.009 0.976 6175
Warrena,b D 0.000 0.336 0.004 0.660 238
Whitehousea,b D 0.026 0.037 0.015 0.921 1371
Wicker R 0.011 0.191 0.046 0.752 282
Wydena,b D 0.017 0.057 0.030 0.896 299
  1. Republican senators who crossed party lines to vote “yea” on the aSchatz and/or bHoeven amendments are indicated