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Key Votes

Nancy Pelosi's Voting Records on Issue: Foreign Affairs

Full Name: Nancy Pelosi
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 12, Democratic Minority Leader
First Elected: 06/02/1987
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 12
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Paul; 5 Children: Nancy Corinne, Christine, Jacqueline, Paul, Alexandra
Birth Date: 03/26/1940
Birth Place: Baltimore, MD
Home City: San Francisco, CA
Religion: Catholic
John Dennis
(Running)
Republican
Barry Hermanson
(Running)
Green Party
Frank Lara
(Running)
Peace and Freedom
David Peterson
(Running)
Democratic
Michael Steger
(Running)
Democratic
AJ Thorsson
(Running)
No Party Preference
Jim Welles
(Running)
No Party Preference

National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
May 25, 1994 HR 4426 Foreign Operations FY95 Appropriations bill Bill Passed - House
(337 - 87)
Yea
May 24, 1994 H Amdt 575 U.S. Policy on Haiti Substitute Amendment Amendment Rejected - House
(191 - 236)
Yea
June 22, 1993 HR 2333 State Department FY94-95 Authorization Bill Bill Passed - House
(273 - 144)
Yea
Sept. 30, 1992 HR 5318 Conditional Extension of Most-Favored-Nation Trade Status to China Veto Override Passed - House
(345 - 74)
Yea
July 21, 1992 HR 5318 Conditional Extension of Most-Favored-Nation Trade Status to China Bill Passed - House
(339 - 62)
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

Descriptions of the votes are written by Vote Smart staff and based on information included in the Congressional Record, State House Journals, or Senate Journals, with additional background information from newspapers, magazines, etc. Vote Smart provides summaries for each selected key vote. The summary does not necessarily reflect the final version of the bill.

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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