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Senator Maria Cantwell's Voting Records

Office: U.S. Senate (WA) - Jr, Democratic
Issue Category

2 Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Vote
12/24/09 HR 3590 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Bill Passed - Senate (60 - 39)
Yea
12/23/09 HR 3590 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Cloture Invoked - Senate (60 - 39)
Yea
12/22/09 S Amdt 3276 Senate Health Care Bill Amendments
Amendment Adopted - Senate (60 - 39)
Yea
12/08/09 S Amdt 2962 Prohibiting Federally Funded Abortion Services
Amendment Tabled - Senate (54 - 45)
Yea
2/26/08 S 1200 Health Care for Indigenous Peoples
Bill Passed - Senate (83 - 10)
Yea
2/26/08 S Amdt 3896 Prohibiting the Funds in S 1200 from Being Used for Abortions
Amendment Adopted - Senate (52 - 42)
Nay
10/18/07 S Amdt 3330 Grants to Organizations Which Perform Abortions
Amendment Rejected - Senate (41 - 52)
Nay
9/06/07 S Amdt 2707 Prohibiting U.S. Assistance for Groups that Support Coercive Abortion
Amendment Adopted - Senate (48 - 45)
Nay
7/25/06 S 403 Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act
Bill Passed - Senate (65 - 34)
Nay
10/21/03 S 3 Prohibit Partial-Birth/Late Term Abortion bill
Conference Report Adopted - Senate (64 - 34)
Nay
6/21/02 S Amdt 3927 Military Abortion Amendment
Amendment Adopted - Senate (52 - 40)
Yea
5/05/94 S 636 Abortion Clinic Access bill
Conference Report Adopted - House (241 - 174)
Yea
10/07/93 HR 2518 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Bill
Conference Report Adopted - House (311 - 115)
Yea
6/30/93 H Amdt 185 Hyde Amendment
Amendment Adopted - House (256 - 171)
Nay
6/30/93 HR 2518 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Bill
Bill Passed - House (305 - 124)
Yea
3/11/93 HR 4 Fetal Tissue Research Bill
Bill Passed - House (283 - 131)
Yea

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