Senate Roll Call Vote on Greenhouse Gases Control Amendment

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Publication date: 
24 November 2003
Number: 
153

The following is the October 30 roll call vote on the amendment offered by Senator Joseph Lieberman (D-CT) and Senator John McCain (R-AZ) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through a series of controls and other mechanisms. The amendment was defeated on a vote of 55 no, 43 yes. The vote roughly paralleled party lines; President Bush opposed the amendment. Six Republicans voted for the amendment while 45 opposed it. Thirty-six Democrats voted for the amendment; 10 opposed it. Two senators did not vote. See FYI #152for selections from the floor debate.

YES VOTES FOR THE AMENDMENT:

Akaka
Bayh
Biden
Bingaman
Boxer
Cantwell
Carper
Chafee
Clinton
Collins
Corzine
Daschle
Dayton
Dodd
Durbin
Feingold
Feinstein
Graham (FL)
Gregg
Harkin
Hollings
Inouye
Jeffords
Johnson
Kennedy
Kerry
Kohl
Lautenberg
Leahy
Lieberman
Lugar
McCain
Mikulski
Murray
Nelson (FL)
Reed
Reid
Rockefeller
Sarbanes
Schumer
Snowe
Stabenow
Wyden

NO VOTES AGAINST THE AMENDMENT:

Alexander
Allard
Allen
Baucus
Bennett
Bond
Breaux
Brownback
Bunning
Burns
Byrd
Campbell
Chambliss
Cochran
Coleman
Conrad
Cornyn
Craig
Crapo
DeWine
Dole
Domenici
Dorgan
Ensign
Enzi
Fitzgerald
Frist
Graham (SC)
Grassley
Hagel
Hatch
Hutchison
Inhofe
Kyl
Landrieu
Levin
Lincoln
Lott
McConnell
Miller
Murkowski
Nickles
Pryor
Roberts
Santorum
Sessions
Shelby
Smith
Specter
Stevens
Sununu
Talent
Thomas
Voinovich
Warner

NOT VOTING:

Edwards
Nelson (NE) (announced that he would have voted "no.")

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