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Key Votes

Cynthia Lummis' Voting Records

Full Name: Cynthia M. Lummis
Office: U.S. House (WY) - At-Large, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - At-Large
Primary Aug. 19, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Al Wiederspahn; 1 Child: Annaliese
Birth Date: 09/10/1954
Birth Place: Cheyenne, WY
Home City: Cheyenne, WY
Religion: Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod

National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Oct. 4, 2013 H J Res 75 Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Passed - House
(244 - 164)
Did Not Vote
Oct. 4, 2013 H J Res 85 Federal Emergency Management Agency Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Passed - House
(247 - 164)
Did Not Vote
Oct. 3, 2013 HR 3230 Pay Our Guard and Reserve Act Bill Passed - House
(265 - 160)
Yea
Oct. 1, 2013 H J Res 70 National Park Service Operations, Smithsonian Institution, National Gallery of Art, and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Failed - House
(252 - 176)
Yea
Oct. 1, 2013 H J Res 71 District of Columbia Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Failed - House
(265 - 163)
Yea
Oct. 1, 2013 H J Res 72 Veterans Benefits Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Failed - House
(264 - 164)
Yea
Sept. 30, 2013 H J Res 59 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(228 - 201)
Yea
Sept. 29, 2013 H J Res 59 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(248 - 174)
Yea
Sept. 26, 2013 HR 3189 Water Rights Protection Act House Co-sponsor
Sept. 20, 2013 H J Res 59 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Joint Resolution Passed - House
(230 - 189)
Yea
Sept. 20, 2013 HR 1526 Restoring Healthy Forests for Healthy Communities Act Bill Passed - House
(244 - 173)
Yea
Sept. 18, 2013 H Amdt 463 Amends the Definition of "Strategic and Critical Minerals" Amendment Rejected - House
(187 - 241)
Nay
Sept. 18, 2013 H Amdt 466 Requires Mine Operators to Include the Cost of Cleanup in Financial Insurance Amendment Rejected - House
(191 - 235)
Nay
Sept. 18, 2013 HR 761 National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2013 Bill Passed - House
(246 - 178)
Yea
Sept. 12, 2013 HR 2775 No Subsidies Without Verification Act Bill Passed - House
(235 - 191)
Yea
Aug. 2, 2013 H Amdt 448 Requires Congressional Approval Prior to Establishing a Tax on Carbon Emissions Amendment Adopted - House
(237 - 176)
Yea
Aug. 2, 2013 H Amdt 450 Requires Congressional Approval for Any Rules Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Amendment Adopted - House
(227 - 185)
Yea
Aug. 2, 2013 HR 2009 Keep the IRS Off Your Health Care Act of 2013 Bill Passed - House
(232 - 185)
Yea
Aug. 2, 2013 HR 367 Regulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2013 Bill Passed - House
(232 - 183)
Yea
Aug. 1, 2013 HR 1582 Energy Consumers Relief Act of 2013 Bill Passed - House
(232 - 181)
Yea
Aug. 1, 2013 HR 2879 Stop Government Abuse Act Bill Passed - House
(239 - 176)
Yea
July 25, 2013 HR 2218 Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 2013 Bill Passed - House
(265 - 155)
Yea
July 25, 2013 HR 2824 Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining Jobs in America House Co-sponsor
July 24, 2013 H Amdt 413 Prohibits the National Security Agency from Collecting Records Under the PATRIOT Act Amendment Rejected - House
(205 - 217)
Yea
July 24, 2013 HR 2397 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014 Bill Passed - House
(315 - 109)
Yea
July 23, 2013 H Amdt 375 Prohibits the Use of Funds to Appoint Chaplains Without an Endorsing Agency Amendment Adopted - House
(253 - 173)
Yea
July 18, 2013 HR 2728 Protecting States' Rights to Promote American Energy Security Act House Co-sponsor
July 17, 2013 HR 2667 Authority for Mandate Delay Act Bill Passed - House
(264 - 161)
Yea
July 17, 2013 HR 2668 Fairness for American Families Act Bill Passed - House
(251 - 174)
Yea
July 11, 2013 HR 2642 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013 Bill Passed - House
(216 - 208)
Yea
June 28, 2013 HR 2231 Offshore Energy and Jobs Act Bill Passed - House
(235 - 186)
Yea
June 28, 2013 HR 2575 Save American Workers Act of 2014 House Co-sponsor
June 20, 2013 H Amdt 227 Amends the Federal Sugar Program Amendment Rejected - House
(206 - 221)
Nay
June 20, 2013 H Amdt 231 Authorizes States to Require Federal Welfare Work Requirements for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Amendment Adopted - House
(227 - 198)
Yea
June 20, 2013 HR 1947 Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013 Bill Failed - House
(195 - 234)
Yea
June 19, 2013 H Amdt 176 Restores $20.5 Billion in Appropriations for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Amendment Rejected - House
(188 - 234)
Nay
June 18, 2013 HR 1797 Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act Bill Passed - House
(228 - 196)
Yea
June 14, 2013 H Amdt 167 Prohibits the Use of Funds for the Transfer or Release of Guantanamo Detainees to Yemen Amendment Adopted - House
(236 - 188)
Yea
June 14, 2013 H Amdt 168 Establishes Framework for the Closing of the Detention Facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, by December 1, 2014 Amendment Rejected - House
(174 - 249)
Nay
June 14, 2013 HR 1960 Authorizes Military Sexual Assault Victims to Decide who Determines Their Case Bill Passed - House
(315 - 108)
Nay
June 14, 2013 HR 1960 Authorizes Military Sexual Assault Victims to Decide who Determines Their Case Motion Rejected - House
(194 - 225)
Nay
June 6, 2013 H Amdt 136 Prohibits the Enforcement of the Immigration Executive Order Amendment Adopted - House
(224 - 201)
Yea
June 6, 2013 HR 2217 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2014 Bill Passed - House
(245 - 182)
Nay
June 5, 2013 H Amdt 121 Delays National Flood Insurance Premiums Increases Amendment Adopted - House
(281 - 146)
Yea
June 4, 2013 H Amdt 84 Authorizes Funds for the Construction of United States Prison for Prisoners from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba Amendment Rejected - House
(170 - 254)
Nay
June 3, 2013 HR 2218 Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 2013 House Co-sponsor
May 23, 2013 HR 1911 Smarter Solutions for Students Act Bill Passed - House
(221 - 198)
Yea
May 22, 2013 H Amdt 67 Requires a Finding be Added Concerning Oil Sand Crudes Amendment Rejected - House
(146 - 269)
Nay
May 22, 2013 H Amdt 69 Requires Threat Assessment of Pipeline Vulnerabilities to a Terrorist Attack Amendment Rejected - House
(176 - 239)
Nay
May 22, 2013 H Amdt 71 Repeals Requirement that Secretary of the Army Approve All Keystone XL Pipeline Permit Applications Amendment Rejected - House
(182 - 234)
Nay

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