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Mark Dayton's Voting Records on Issue:

Office: Governor (MN), Democratic/Farmer/Labor

National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Sept. 13, 2006 S Amdt 4936 National Security Amendment Motion Rejected - Senate
(41 - 57)

Executive Actions

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
May 9, 2012 SF 1755 Relating to Furloughs for State Employees Vetoed - Executive
May 2, 2012 HF 2821 Relating to Redistricting Vetoed - Executive
April 5, 2012 SF 2014 Relating to Terms of Service for Metropolitan Council Members Vetoed - Executive
May 24, 2011 SF 958 Relating to Public Safety Vetoed - Executive

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