Abel Maldonado's Voting Records

Biographical

Full Name: Abel Maldonado
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Laura; 4 Children: Ericka, Nicholas, Marcus, Galdino
Birth Place: Santa Maria, CA
Home City: Santa Maria, CA
Issue Category

Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Vote
6/02/10 SB 399 Authorizing Youth Offenders to Appeal Life Without Parole Sentences
Bill Passed - Senate (23 - 15)
Nay
4/26/10 AB 711 Authorizing Loan for East Los Angeles Incorporation Study
Bill Passed - Senate (27 - 9)
Yea
4/26/10 Maldonado Nomination Abel Maldonado, Lieutenant Governor
Nomination Confirmed - Senate (25 - 7)
Yea
4/15/10 SB 4 Prohibiting Smoking at State Park Beaches
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (21 - 13)
Yea
3/11/10 SBx8 32 Tax Law Amendments
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (21 - 15)
Nay
3/04/10 ABx8 6 Fuel Tax Amendments
Bill Passed - Senate (22 - 10)
Yea
3/04/10 ABx8 9 Tax and Transportation Law Amendments
Bill Passed - Senate (21 - 10)
Yea
2/18/10 ABx8 2 2010-2011 Budget Amendments
Bill Passed - Senate (23 - 15)
Nay
2/18/10 ABx8 8 Internet Sales Tax
Bill Passed - Senate (23 - 15)
Nay
2/11/10 Maldonado Nomination Abel Maldonado, Lieutenant Governor
Nomination Confirmed - Senate (26 - 7)
Yea
1/28/10 SB 810 Statewide Single Payer Health Care System
Bill Passed - Senate (22 - 14)
Nay
1/06/10 SBx5 1 Education Law Amendments
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (27 - 7)
Yea
1/06/10 SBx5 4 Education Law Amendments
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (23 - 11)
Yea
11/04/09 SBx7 1 Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Water Management Amendments
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (27 - 7)
Yea
11/04/09 SBx7 2 Water Investment Bond Measure
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (27 - 8)
Yea
11/04/09 SBx7 6 Statewide Groundwater Elevation Monitoring Program
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (22 - 13)
Yea
11/04/09 SBx7 7 Statewide Water Conservation Requirements
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (21 - 13)
Yea
11/04/09 SBx7 8 Water Diversion Amendments
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (23 - 3)
Yea
11/03/09 SBx5 1 Education Law Amendments
Bill Passed - Senate (21 - 12)
Yea
11/02/09 SBx7 2 Water Investment Bond Measure
Bill Passed - Senate (28 - 8)
Yea
11/02/09 SBx7 8 Water Management Appropriations
Bill Passed - Senate (21 - 12)
Yea
9/12/09 SB 14 Renewable Energy Requirements
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (22 - 13)
Did Not Vote
9/11/09 SB 19 Eliminating Prohibition on Utilizing CALTIDES Data to Evaluate Teachers
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (31 - 7)
Yea
9/11/09 SBx3 18 Correctional Law Amendments
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (21 - 16)
Nay
9/09/09 AB 98 Required Maternity Services Coverage
Bill Passed - Senate (23 - 11)
Did Not Vote
9/09/09 SB 54 Recognizing Out-of-State Same-Sex Marriages
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (23 - 14)
Nay
9/08/09 AB 2 Health Care Law Amendments
Bill Passed - Senate (24 - 13)
Nay
9/08/09 AB 524 Privacy Law Expansion
Bill Passed - Senate (25 - 15)
Yea
9/08/09 SB 572 Harvey Milk Day
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (23 - 14)
Yea
9/04/09 AB 793 Clarifying Statute of Limitations for Wage Discrimination Lawsuits
Bill Passed - Senate (24 - 16)
Nay
9/02/09 AB 1422 Medi-Cal and Healthy Families Program Amendments
Bill Passed - Senate (27 - 8)
Yea
9/01/09 AB 119 Prohibiting Gender-Based Health Insurance Pricing
Bill Passed - Senate (24 - 13)
Yea
8/20/09 ABx3 14 Correctional Law Amendments
Bill Passed - Senate (21 - 19)
Nay
7/24/09 ABX4 14 2009-2010 Budget Amendments
Bill Passed - Senate (27 - 13)
Yea
7/24/09 ABX4 15 Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Revisions: Implementing Prop 1A Suspension
Bill Passed - Senate (28 - 9)
Did Not Vote
7/24/09 ABX4 19 Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Revisions: In-Home Supportive Services Fraud
Bill Passed - Senate (25 - 15)
Yea
7/24/09 ABX4 2 Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Revisions: Education Revisions
Bill Passed - Senate (29 - 6)
Nay
7/24/09 ABX4 23 Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Revisions: Oil Drilling
Bill Passed - Senate (21 - 18)
Nay
7/24/09 ABX4 26 Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Revisions: Shifting Redevelopment Funds
Bill Passed - Senate (21 - 17)
Nay
7/24/09 ABX4 30 Fiscal Year 2010 Budget Revisions: Transfer of Local Government Revenue
Bill Passed - Senate (21 - 19)
Nay
7/23/09 ABX4 1 2009-2010 Budget Amendments
Bill Passed - Senate (27 - 13)
Nay
7/13/09 SB 670 Ban on Suction and Dredge Mining
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (28 - 7)
Yea
6/30/09 SB 64 Education Spending Reductions (2009-2010 Budget Financing)
Concurrence Vote Failed - Senate (25 - 14)
Did Not Vote
6/30/09 SB 74 Deferring Education Funding (2009-2010 Budget Financing)
Concurrence Vote Failed - Senate (25 - 14)
Did Not Vote
6/30/09 SB 80 Shifting Redevelopment Agency Funds (2009-2010 Budget Financing)
Concurrence Vote Failed - Senate (25 - 14)
Did Not Vote
6/29/09 SBx3 16 2009-2010 Budget Amendments
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (22 - 17)
Nay
6/29/09 SBX3 17 Tax Law Amendments (2009-2010 Budget Financing)
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (24 - 16)
Nay
6/03/09 SB 229 California Water Commission Amendments
Bill Passed - Senate (22 - 15)
Did Not Vote
6/03/09 SB 458 Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy
Bill Passed - Senate (24 - 10)
Yea
6/02/09 SB 250 Requiring Spaying and Neutering of Dogs and Cats
Bill Passed - Senate (21 - 16)
Nay

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