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Key Votes

David Hogue's Voting Records on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: David Hogue
Office: State Senate (ND) - District 38, Republican Majority Caucus Leader
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Paula; 2 Children

North Dakota Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Feb. 7, 2013 SCR 4009 Expands "Right to Life" to Human Beings at Any Stage of Development Joint Resolution Passed - Senate
(26 - 21)
Yea
Jan. 10, 2011 HB 1195 Bans Texting While Driving House Sponsor
March 3, 2009 HB 1182 Point Reduction for Seat Belt Use Bill Failed - Senate
(18 - 25)
Nay
Feb. 18, 2009 SB 2278 Prohibiting Sexual Orientation Discrimination Bill Passed - Senate
(27 - 19)
Nay
Feb. 2, 2009 SB 2070 Ban on Smoking in Cars with Children Passengers Bill Passed - Senate
(35 - 10)
Yea
Jan. 30, 2009 SB 2087 Secrecy in Public University Hiring Bill Passed - Senate
(30 - 15)
Yea
Jan. 19, 2009 HB 1576 Election Law Amendments House Sponsor

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  2. The vote should be clear for any person to understand
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  4. The vote was passed or defeated by a very close margin
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