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S 2220 - Constitutional Amendment Defining Marriage - Voting Record

Massachusetts Senate

NOTE: THIS LEGISLATION WAS VOTED ON IN A CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION, MEANING THAT BOTH CHAMBERS OF THE LEGISLATURE MET IN A JOINT SESSION AND VOTED ON THE LEGISLATION IN UNISON. THE LEGISLATION DOES NOT PASS OR FAIL EACH CHAMBER, BUT INSTEAD PASSES OR FAILS THE LEGISLATURE AS A WHOLE.

NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES MAJORITY APPROVAL BY ALL LEGISLATORS IN TWO CONSECUTIVE SESSIONS IF PROPOSED BY A LEGISLATOR OR BY ONE-FOURTH OF ALL LEGISLATORS IN TWO CONSECUTIVE SESSIONS IF PROPOSED BY VOTER PETITION. IT MUST THEN BE APPROVED BY THE MAJORITY OF CITIZENS VOTING ON THE AMENDMENT IN THE NEXT ELECTION. AT LEAST THIRTY PERCENT OF BALLOTS CAST MUST CONTAIN A VOTE ON THE AMENDMENT FOR THE AMENDMENT TO BECOME ENACTED.

Roll Number: 46
Yea: 5 Nay: 34
Bill Failed (Senate)
State District Name Party Vote
MA Berkshire, Hampshire, Franklin and Hampden Democratic Nay
MA Bristol and Norfolk Democratic Nay
MA First Bristol and Plymouth Sen.  Joan  M.  Menard  Democratic Nay
MA Second Bristol and Plymouth Democratic Nay
MA Cape and Islands Sen.  Robert  A.  'Rob'  O'Leary  Democratic Nay
MA First Essex Sen.  Steven  A.  Baddour  Democratic Nay
MA Second Essex Sen.  Frederick  E.  Berry  Democratic Nay
MA Third Essex Democratic Nay
MA First Essex and Middlesex Republican Nay
MA Second Essex and Middlesex Sen.  Susan  C.  Tucker  Democratic Nay
MA Hampden Sen.  Stephen  J.  'Steve'  Buoniconti  Democratic Nay
MA First Hampden and Hampshire Democratic Nay
MA Second Hampden and Hampshire Sen.  Michael  R.  Knapik  Republican Nay
MA Hampshire, Franklin and Worcester Democratic Nay
MA First Middlesex Sen.  Steven  C.  Panagiotakos  Democratic Yea
MA Second Middlesex Democratic Nay
MA Third Middlesex Sen.  Susan  C.  Fargo  Democratic Nay
MA Fourth Middlesex Sen.  Robert  A.  Havern  III Democratic Nay
MA Middlesex and Essex Sen.  Richard  R.  Tisei  Republican Nay
MA First Middlesex and Norfolk Democratic Nay
MA Second Middlesex and Norfolk Democratic Nay
MA Middlesex and Worcester Sen.  Pamela  P.  Resor  Democratic Nay
MA Middlesex, Suffolk and Essex Sen.  Jarrett  T.  Barrios  Democratic Nay
MA Norfolk and Plymouth Sen.  Michael  W.  Morrissey  Democratic Nay
MA Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex Sen.  Scott  P.  Brown  Republican Yea
MA Norfolk, Bristol and Plymouth Democratic Nay
MA Plymouth and Barnstable Democratic Nay
MA First Plymouth and Bristol Democratic Nay
MA Second Plymouth and Bristol Sen.  Robert  S.  Creedon  Jr. Democratic Yea
MA Plymouth and Norfolk Republican Yea
MA First Suffolk Sen.  John  A.  'Jack'  Hart  Jr. Democratic Nay
MA Second Suffolk Sen.  Dianne  Wilkerson  Democratic Nay
MA Second Suffolk and Middlesex Sen.  Steven  A.  Tolman  Democratic Nay
MA Suffolk and Norfolk Sen.  Marian  Walsh  Democratic Nay
MA First Worcester Democratic Nay
MA Second Worcester Sen.  Edward  M.  Augustus  Jr. Democratic Nay
MA Worcester, Hampden, Hampshire and Middlesex Democratic Nay
MA Worcester and Middlesex Sen.  Robert  A.  Antonioni  Democratic Nay
MA Worcester and Norfolk Democratic Yea
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