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Key Votes

Ann Kirkpatrick's Voting Records on Issue: Budget, Spending and Taxes

Full Name: Ann Kirkpatrick
Office: U.S. House (AZ) - District 1, Democratic
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 1
Primary Aug. 26, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Husband: Roger; 2 Children
Birth Date: 03/24/1950
Birth Place: McNary, AZ
Home City: Flagstaff, AZ

National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Feb. 15, 2013 HR 273 Eliminates the 2013 Statutory Pay Adjustment for Federal Employees Bill Passed - House
(261 - 154)
Nay
Dec. 3, 2009 HR 4154 Estate Tax Law Amendments and Reinstatement of PAYGO Bill Passed - House
(225 - 200)
Nay

Arizona Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
June 19, 2007 HB 2781 2007-2009 Biennium Budget Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(38 - 21)
Yea
May 22, 2007 HB 2781 2007-2009 Biennium Budget Bill Passed - House
(31 - 29)
Nay
May 25, 2006 HB 2876 Tax Law Amendments Bill Passed - House
(32 - 23)
Did Not Vote
April 6, 2006 SB 1325 Public Funds; Abortion; Prohibition Bill Passed - House
(33 - 24)
Nay
Feb. 27, 2006 HB 2064 English Language Learners Conference Report Adopted - House
(31 - 27)
Nay
Jan. 25, 2006 HB 2661 State Employees; Pay Increase Bill Passed - House
(42 - 15)
Nay

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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