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Key Votes

Marco Rubio's Voting Records on Issue: Education

Full Name: Marco Rubio
Office: U.S. Senate (FL) - Jr, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Jeannette; 4 Children: Amanda, Daniella, Anthony, Dominic
Birth Date: 05/28/1971
Birth Place: Miami, FL
Home City: West Miami, FL
Religion: Roman Catholic

Florida Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
April 28, 2008 SB 2692 Teaching Evolution in Public Schools Bill Passed - House
(71 - 43)
Yea
May 2, 2007 CS SB 1710 State University Tuition Increase Bill Passed - House
(79 - 37)
Yea
April 30, 2007 HB 7145 Private School Scholarship Program Expansion Act Bill Passed - House
(84 - 34)
Yea
April 25, 2007 CS HB 7189 Kidcare Eligibility Expansion Bill Passed - House
(98 - 14)
Yea
May 2, 2006 HJR 447 Classroom Size Requirements and 65 Percent of School Funding for Classroom Instruction Amendment Adopted - House
(74 - 40)
Yea
April 6, 2006 A 990264 Education Funding Amendment Amendment Rejected - House
(34 - 81)
Nay
April 6, 2006 A 990269 Teacher Salary Increase Amendment Amendment Rejected - House
(37 - 72)
Nay
March 23, 2006 HB 205 Prohibition of Certain Financial Assistance to International Students Bill Passed - House
(96 - 23)
Yea

About the Selection and Descriptions of Key Votes

Project Vote Smart provides easy access to Congressional and State voting records and maintains a collection of key votes grouped by issue. Key votes typically include the initial passage of legislation and final conference report vote versions (the compromised versions of bills passed in separate House and Senate versions). Vote Smart uses the following criteria to select key votes:

  1. The vote should be helpful in portraying how a member stands on a particular issue
  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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The Key Votes Program follows Project Vote Smart's strict policies, procedures and structure that guarantee absolute impartiality and accuracy. In order to ensure that all Key Votes are non-partisan in their selection and language, each is approved by a group of over 160 political scientists and journalists from all fifty states.

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