How Steve Irons voted compared to someone who believes that in light of the threat of climate change, the federal government should make as rapid a transition to renewable energy as possible

Division Steve Irons Supporters vote

19th Oct 2021, 4:25 PM – Representatives Regulations and Determinations - Australian Renewable Energy Agency (Implementing the Technology Investment Roadmap) Regulations 2021 - Disallow

absent No

15th Jun 2021, 6:01 PM – Representatives Regulations and Determinations - Australian Renewable Energy Agency Amendment (2020-2021 Budget Programs) Regulations 2021 - Disallowance

Yes No

15th Jun 2021, 5:56 PM – Representatives Regulations and Determinations - Australian Renewable Energy Agency Amendment (2020-2021 Budget Programs) Regulations 2021 - Disallowance

Yes No

11th Feb 2020, 5:44 PM – Representatives Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Amendment (Cross-Boundary Greenhouse Gas Titles and Other Measures) Bill 2019 and another - Second Reading - Carbon reducing tech

No Yes

How "consistently against" is worked out

The MP's votes count towards a weighted average where the most important votes get 50 points, less important votes get 10 points, and less important votes for which the MP was absent get 2 points. In important votes the MP gets awarded the full 50 points for voting the same as the policy, 0 points for voting against the policy, and 25 points for not voting. In less important votes, the MP gets 10 points for voting with the policy, 0 points for voting against, and 1 (out of 2) if absent.

Then, the number gets converted to a simple english language phrase based on the range of values it's within.

No of votes Points Out of
Most important votes (50 points)      
MP voted with policy 0 0 0
MP voted against policy 0 0 0
MP absent 0 0 0
Less important votes (10 points)      
MP voted with policy 0 0 0
MP voted against policy 3 0 30
Less important absentees (2 points)      
MP absent* 1 1 2
Total: 1 32

*Pressure of other work means MPs or Senators are not always available to vote – it does not always indicate they have abstained. Therefore, being absent on a less important vote makes a disproportionatly small difference.

Agreement score = MP's points / total points = 1 / 32 = 3.1%.

And then