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Key Votes

Ann Kirkpatrick's Voting Records on Issue: Crime

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
June 14, 2013 H Amdt 168 Establishes Framework for the Closing of the Detention Facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, by December 1, 2014 Amendment Rejected - House
(174 - 249)
Nay
June 14, 2013 HR 1960 Authorizes Military Sexual Assault Victims to Decide who Determines Their Case Motion Rejected - House
(194 - 225)
Yea
June 4, 2013 H Amdt 84 Authorizes Funds for the Construction of United States Prison for Prisoners from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba Amendment Rejected - House
(170 - 254)
Nay
Feb. 28, 2013 H Amdt 23 Reauthorizes the Violence Against Women Act Amendment Rejected - House
(166 - 257)
Nay
Feb. 28, 2013 S 47 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 Bill Passed - House
(286 - 138)
Yea
July 21, 2010 HR 725 Tribal Law Enforcement Amendments Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(326 - 92)
Yea
April 29, 2009 HR 1913 Hate Crimes Expansion Bill Passed - House
(249 - 175)
Yea

Arizona Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Feb. 26, 2007 SB 1302 Use of Force in Self-Defense Bill Passed - House
(42 - 17)
Nay
May 25, 2006 HB 2577 Immigration Law; Employment; Enforcement Conference Report Adopted - House
(33 - 22)
Did Not Vote
April 12, 2006 HB 2142 Human Eggs; Sale; Prohibition Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(38 - 21)
Nay
April 11, 2006 SB 1444 Sentencing; Third Felony Offenses Bill Passed - House
(38 - 20)
Nay
March 9, 2006 HB 2577 Immigration Policy; Forgery; Employment; Licensing Bill Passed - House
(35 - 20)
Nay
March 1, 2006 HB 2142 Human Eggs; Sale; Prohibition Bill Passed - House
(33 - 22)
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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