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Key Votes

John Blust's Voting Records on Issue: Housing and Property

Full Name: John M. Blust
Office: State House (NC) - District 62, Republican
First Elected: 11/07/2000
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for State House - District 62
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 06/04/1954
Home City: Greensboro, NC

North Carolina Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
March 8, 2011 HB 92 Land Transfer Tax Repeal Bill Passed - House
(78 - 38)
July 6, 2010 SB 1015 Homeowner and Homebuyer Protection Act Bill Passed - House
(89 - 26)
June 29, 2010 SB 1216 Extending the Emergency Foreclosure Program Bill Passed - House
(89 - 26)
Aug. 6, 2009 HB 1305 Beach Plan Changes Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(92 - 19)
July 27, 2009 HB 1058 Increasing Exempted Home Equity Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(71 - 40)
July 23, 2009 HB 524 Changing Local Annexation Laws Bill Passed - House
(83 - 31)
July 15, 2009 HB 1305 Beach Plan Changes Bill Passed - House
(93 - 23)
July 18, 2008 HB 2499 Water Management During Droughts Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(68 - 36)
July 15, 2008 HB 2499 Water Management During Droughts Bill Passed - House
(92 - 20)
July 2, 2008 HB 2367 Involuntary Annexation Moratorium Bill Passed - House
(98 - 18)
May 24, 2007 HB 878 Eminent Domain for Private Use Bill Passed - House
(104 - 15)

About the Selection and Descriptions of Key Votes

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  4. The vote was passed or defeated by a very close margin
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