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William Colton's Voting Records

Office: State Assembly (NY) - District 47, Democratic, Working Families Majority Whip

New York Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
April 9, 2008 S 6807 Budget Financing Bill Passed - House
(107 - 41)
Yea
March 10, 2008 A 10219 Mortgage Bill of Rights House Co-sponsor
Feb. 27, 2008 A 10083 Foreclosure Assistance Finance House Sponsor
Feb. 13, 2008 A 9998 New York Racing Association Funding Bill Passed - House
(92 - 40)
Did Not Vote
Jan. 16, 2008 A 9695 Foreclosure Relief House Sponsor
June 19, 2007 A 8590 Same-Sex Marriage Bill Passed - House
(85 - 61)
Nay
June 6, 2007 A 8972 Foreclosure and Lending House Co-sponsor
May 29, 2007 A 7526 Ticket Resale Price Cap Removal Bill Passed - House
(106 - 36)
Nay
March 6, 2007 S 3318 Sex Offender Management and Treatment Act Bill Passed - House
(127 - 19)
Yea
May 8, 2006 A 8098 Drug Law Reform and Drug Treatment Bill Passed - House
(81 - 59)
Yea
March 31, 2006 S 6451A 2006-2007 Legislature and Judiciary Budget Bill Passed - House
(136 - 6)
Yea
Jan. 9, 2006 A 2302 Childproof Firearms Sales Bill Passed - House
(91 - 44)
Yea
Jan. 9, 2006 A 2466 Assault Weapon Definition Amendments Bill Passed - House
(87 - 47)
Yea
Jan. 26, 2005 A 2466 Assault Weapon Definition Amendments House Co-sponsor
Jan. 25, 2005 A 2302 Childproof Firearms Sales House Co-sponsor

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