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Key Votes

Ray Walter's Voting Records

Full Name: Raymond 'Ray' W. Walter
Office: State Assembly (NY) - District 146, Republican
First Elected: 11/09/2011
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Conservative, Republican, Independence for State Assembly - District 146
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Jennifer; 2 Children: Ray, Jack
Home City: East Amherst, NY

New York Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
June 19, 2014 A 10144 Reduces New York City Speed Limit Bill Passed - House
(113 - 16)
Yea
June 19, 2014 A 6357E Authorizes Medical Marijuana Bill Passed - House
(117 - 13)
Yea
June 19, 2014 S 6617B Requires State-Funded Projects to Consider Climate Change Effects Bill Passed - House
(119 - 16)
Yea
June 18, 2014 A 8769A Prohibits Discrimination Based on an Individual's Reproductive Health Decisions Bill Passed - House
(106 - 30)
Yea
June 16, 2014 A 5424B Prohibits Horizontal Oil and Gas Drilling Bill Passed - House
(96 - 37)
Nay
June 16, 2014 A 6983B Prohibits Sexual Orientation Conversion Therapy on Patients Under the Age of 18 Bill Passed - House
(105 - 28)
Yea
April 28, 2014 A 9206 Establishes Speed Violation Monitoring Systems in Certain Counties Bill Passed - House
(104 - 25)
Nay
March 25, 2014 S 3149 Requires the President to be Elected by Popular Vote Bill Passed - House
(102 - 33)
Nay
March 5, 2014 A 1793b Amends Worker Paid Leave Laws Bill Passed - House
(89 - 44)
Nay
Feb. 11, 2014 A 689A Establishes Early Voting Bill Passed - House
(93 - 43)
Nay
Jan. 27, 2014 A 8070 Requires Equal Pay Bill Passed - House
(88 - 43)
Nay
May 13, 2013 A 1792 Establishes a "Farm Worker Bill of Rights" Bill Passed - House
(83 - 53)
Nay
March 26, 2013 A 6357E Authorizes Medical Marijuana House Sponsor
March 6, 2013 A 5424 Establishes a Two-Year Moratorium on Hydraulic Fracturing Bill Passed - House
(103 - 40)
Nay
March 5, 2013 A 38 Increases Minimum Wage Bill Passed - House
(102 - 44)
Nay
Jan. 15, 2013 S 2230 Establishes Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Bill Passed - House
(104 - 43)
Nay
June 21, 2012 S 7722A Authorizes Special Education Tuition Reimbursement Bill Passed - House
(93 - 50)
Nay
June 19, 2012 A 1157B Requires Firearms to Have Microstamping Technology Bill Passed - House
(85 - 60)
Nay
May 15, 2012 A 9148 Increases Minimum Wage Bill Passed - House
(98 - 49)
Nay
April 30, 2012 A 5039 Prohibits Discrimination Based on Gender Identity or Expression Bill Passed - House
(81 - 59)
Nay
March 15, 2012 S 6735 Amends the Public Employee Retirement System Bill Passed - House
(92 - 46)
Yea
March 14, 2012 A 9525 State Legislative Redistricting Bill Passed - House
(98 - 44)
Yea
March 14, 2012 A 9556 Authorizes Casino Gambling Amendment Adopted - House
(96 - 45)
Nay

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