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Key Votes

Robert Rucho's Voting Records on Issue: Business and Consumers

Full Name: Robert 'Bob' A. Rucho
Office: State Senate (NC) - District 39, Republican
First Elected: 06/09/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for State Senate - District 39
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 6, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Theresa; 2 Children: Robby, Ross
Birth Date: 12/08/1948
Home City: Matthews, NC
Religion: Catholic

North Carolina Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
July 25, 2013 HB 938 Amends Wetland Replacement Requirements Bill Passed - Senate
(27 - 15)
Yea
July 18, 2013 SB 81 Establishes the Charlotte Regional Airport Authority Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(26 - 14)
Yea
March 13, 2013 SB 81 Establishes the Charlotte Regional Airport Authority Bill Passed - Senate
(32 - 18)
Yea
Feb. 13, 2013 SB 81 Establishes the Charlotte Regional Airport Authority Senate Sponsor
July 9, 2010 HB 1973 Keep North Carolina Competitive Act Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(31 - 17)
Nay
July 8, 2010 HB 1035 Performance and Payment Bond Modification Bill Passed - Senate
(34 - 13)
Nay
Aug. 7, 2009 SB 943 Expanding Production Company Tax Credit Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(25 - 18)
Nay
July 20, 2009 HB 1289 Lottery Sales Ban at Check Cashing Sites Motion Rejected - Senate
(20 - 23)
Nay
July 15, 2009 HB 1595 Malt Beverage Special Permit Bill Passed - Senate
(36 - 11)
Yea
June 24, 2009 SB 943 Expanding Production Company Tax Credit Bill Passed - Senate
(27 - 17)
Nay
May 11, 2009 HB 2 Statewide Indoor Smoking Ban Bill Passed - Senate
(30 - 18)
Nay
July 17, 2008 HB 2499 Water Management During Droughts Bill Passed - Senate
(36 - 9)
Yea
July 17, 2008 HB 2690 Durham County Meals Tax Bill Passed - Senate
(41 - 22)
Nay
July 16, 2008 SB 1695 Tractor Trailer Length Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(43 - 1)
Yea
July 10, 2008 HB 822 Swine Farm Rebuilding Bill Passed - Senate
(40 - 8)
Yea

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  2. The vote should be clear for any person to understand
  3. The vote has received media attention
  4. The vote was passed or defeated by a very close margin
  5. Occasionally, if a specific bill is consistently inquired about on the Voter's Research Hotline, the vote will be added

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