Libertas Legislator Profiles

Legislator Profile: Senator Ronald Winterton

Name: Ronald Winterton
Type: Senator
Party: Republican
District: 20
Mobile: (801) 699-2986

Libertas Legislator Index Rankings

The following rating measures how consistently this legislator votes in support of individual liberty, private property, and free enterprise. To learn more, see the main index page.

201920202021202220232024 Overall Rating
68%62%64%74%73%73.5% 69%

To see the specific votes used to rank this legislator, click the link in the table above for any of the yearly percentages listed.

Sponsored Ranked Bills

This legislator was the sponsor of the following bills, which were ranked by Libertas Institute in their respective year's Legislator Index.

  • SB255: Sales and Use Tax Amendments (2023)
    This bill would have removed a provision from state law that requires cities and counties to get voter approval to renew ZAP/RAP sales taxes, allowing them to extend the taxes without voter input.

    This bill failed to pass the Senate after a 16-9 vote on 2nd reading. Libertas supports a "nay" vote.
  • SB49: State Film Production Incentives Amendments (2022)
    This bill removed the cap on the amount of tax credit incentives given to companies who film in Utah, tripling the amount of incentives for such productions.

    This bill passed the Senate 20-7 and passed the House 50-22. Libertas supports a "nay" vote.
  • SB167: Utah Film Economic Incentives (2021)
    This bill effectively doubled the amount of tax credits that can be given to film projects in Utah.

    This bill passed the Senate 17-8 and passed the House 46-21. Libertas supports a "nay" vote.

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