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Defense of Marriage Act

The Vote

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Representatives Voting "No"
Only one Republican Representative, Gunderson, voted no; so did the Independent, Sanders.

The remainder were Democrats: Abercrombie, Ackerman, Becerra, Beilenson, Berman, Brown (CA), Brown (OH), Collins (MI), Conyers, Coyne, DeFazio, Dellums, Dixon, Engel, Eshoo, Farr, Fattah, Foglietta, Frank (MA), Gejdenson, Gutierrez, Harman, Hastings (FL), Hinchey, Jackson (IL), Kennedy (MA), Kennedy (RI), Lantos, Lewis (GA), Lofgren, Maloney, Markey, Martinez, Matsui, McDermott, McKinney, Meek, Millender-McDonald, Miller (CA), Mink, Moran, Nadler, Olver, Pallone, Payne (NJ), Pelosi, Rangel, Rivers, Roybal-Allard, Sabo, Schroeder, Scott, Serrano, Skaggs, Slaughter, Stark, Stokes, Studds, Torres, Towns, Velazquez, Waters, Waxman, Williams, Woolsey.

Two Democratic Representatives abstained: Jackson-Lee (TX) and Owens.

Representatives not present (22):
Democrats: Brewster, Clay, Fields (LA), Ford, Gibbons, Hall (OH), Johnston, LaFalce, Lincoln, Meehan, Thompson, Thornton, Watt (NC).
Republicans: Dickey, Dunn, Ensign, Flanagan, Greenwood, Longley, McDade, Roberts, Young (FL).

Senators Voting "No"
No Republican Senators voted no. All were Democrats: Akaka (D-HI), Boxer (D-CA), Feingold (D-WI), Feinstein (D-CA), Inouye (D-HI), Kennedy (D-MA), Kerrey (D-NE), Kerry (D-MA), Moseley-Braun (D-IL), Moynihan (D-NY), Pell (D-RI), Robb (D-VA), Simon (D-IL), Wyden (D-OR).

Senate Vote By State:
  1. Alabama: Heflin (D-AL), Yea Shelby (R-AL), Yea
  2. Alaska: Murkowski (R-AK), Yea Stevens (R-AK), Yea
  3. Arizona: Kyl (R-AZ), Yea McCain (R-AZ), Yea
  4. Arkansas: Bumpers (D-AR), Yea Pryor (D-AR), Not Voting
  5. California: Boxer (D-CA), Nay Feinstein (D-CA), Nay
  6. Colorado: Brown (R-CO), Yea Campbell (R-CO), Yea
  7. Connecticut: Dodd (D-CT), Yea Lieberman (D-CT), Yea
  8. Delaware: Biden (D-DE), Yea Roth (R-DE), Yea
  9. Florida: Graham (D-FL), Yea Mack (R-FL), Yea
  10. Georgia: Coverdell (R-GA), Yea Nunn (D-GA), Yea
  11. Hawaii: Akaka (D-HI), Nay Inouye (D-HI), Nay
  12. Idaho: Craig (R-ID), Yea Kempthorne (R-ID), Yea
  13. Illinois: Moseley-Braun (D-IL), Nay Simon (D-IL), Nay
  14. Indiana: Coats (R-IN), Yea Lugar (R-IN), Yea
  15. Iowa: Grassley (R-IA), Yea Harkin (D-IA), Yea
  16. Kansas: Frahm (R-KS), Yea Kassebaum (R-KS), Yea
  17. Kentucky: Ford (D-KY), Yea McConnell (R-KY), Yea
  18. Louisiana: Breaux (D-LA), Yea Johnston (D-LA), Yea
  19. Maine: Cohen (R-ME), Yea Snowe (R-ME), Yea
  20. Maryland: Mikulski (D-MD), Yea Sarbanes (D-MD), Yea
  21. Massachusetts: Kennedy (D-MA), Nay Kerry (D-MA), Nay
  22. Michigan: Abraham (R-MI), Yea Levin (D-MI), Yea
  23. Minnesota: Grams (R-MN), Yea Wellstone (D-MN), Yea
  24. Mississippi: Cochran (R-MS), Yea Lott (R-MS), Yea
  25. Missouri: Ashcroft (R-MO), Yea Bond (R-MO), Yea
  26. Montana: Baucus (D-MT), Yea Burns (R-MT), Yea
  27. Nebraska: Exon (D-NE), Yea Kerrey (D-NE), Nay
  28. Nevada: Bryan (D-NV), Yea Reid (D-NV), Yea
  29. New Hampshire: Gregg (R-NH), Yea Smith (R-NH), Yea
  30. New Jersey: Bradley (D-NJ), Yea Lautenberg (D-NJ), Yea
  31. New Mexico: Bingaman (D-NM), Yea Domenici (R-NM), Yea
  32. New York: D'Amato (R-NY), Yea Moynihan (D-NY), Nay
  33. North Carolina: Faircloth (R-NC), Yea Helms (R-NC), Yea
  34. North Dakota: Conrad (D-ND), Yea Dorgan (D-ND), Yea
  35. Ohio: DeWine (R-OH), Yea Glenn (D-OH), Yea
  36. Oklahoma: Inhofe (R-OK), Yea Nickles (R-OK), Yea
  37. Oregon: Hatfield (R-OR), Yea Wyden (D-OR), Nay
  38. Pennsylvania: Santorum (R-PA), Yea Specter (R-PA), Yea
  39. Rhode Island: Chafee (R-RI), Yea Pell (D-RI), Nay
  40. South Carolina: Hollings (D-SC), Yea Thurmond (R-SC), Yea
  41. South Dakota: Daschle (D-SD), Yea Pressler (R-SD), Yea
  42. Tennessee: Frist (R-TN), Yea Thompson (R-TN), Yea
  43. Texas: Gramm (R-TX), Yea Hutchison (R-TX), Yea
  44. Utah: Bennett (R-UT), Yea Hatch (R-UT), Yea
  45. Vermont: Jeffords (R-VT), Yea Leahy (D-VT), Yea
  46. Virginia: Robb (D-VA), Nay Warner (R-VA), Yea
  47. Washington: Gorton (R-WA), Yea Murray (D-WA), Yea
  48. West Virginia: Byrd (D-WV), Yea Rockefeller (D-WV), Yea
  49. Wisconsin: Feingold (D-WI), Nay Kohl (D-WI), Yea
  50. Wyoming: Simpson (R-WY), Yea Thomas (R-WY), Yea
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