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Key Votes

Kevin McCarthy's Voting Records on Issue: Senior Citizens

Full Name: Kevin McCarthy
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 23, Republican Majority Whip
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 23
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Judy; 2 Children: Connor, Meghan
Birth Date: 01/26/1965
Birth Place: Bakersfield, CA
Home City: Bakersfield, CA
Religion: Christian

National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
March 14, 2014 HR 4015 SGR Repeal and Medicare Provider Payment Modernization Act of 2014 Bill Passed - House
(238 - 181)
Yea
Dec. 20, 2012 HR 6684 Spending Reduction Act of 2012 Bill Passed - House
(215 - 209)
Yea
Feb. 1, 2012 HR 1173 Repeals the CLASS Act Bill Passed - House
(267 - 159)
Yea
Oct. 27, 2011 HR 2576 Requires Inclusion of Social Security Benefits in Calculation of Modified Adjusted Gross Income Bill Passed - House
(262 - 157)
Yea
Dec. 8, 2010 HR 5987 Seniors Protection Act Bill Failed - House
(254 - 153)
Nay
Nov. 19, 2009 HR 3961 Revising Medicare Physician Fee Schedules and Reinstatement of PAYGO Bill Passed - House
(243 - 183)
Nay
July 15, 2008 HR 6331 Medicare Bill Veto Override Passed - House
(383 - 41)
Yea
June 24, 2008 HR 6331 Medicare Bill Bill Passed - House
(355 - 59)
Yea
Nov. 15, 2007 HR 3043 Appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Veto Override Failed - House
(277 - 141)
Nay
Nov. 8, 2007 HR 3043 Appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(274 - 141)
Nay
July 11, 2007 S 1701 Extension of Funding for Transitional Medical Assistance and Abstinence Education Bill Passed - House
(291 - 126)
Nay
May 17, 2007 S Con Res 21 2008 Budget Resolution Conference Report Adopted - House
(214 - 209)
Nay
Jan. 12, 2007 HR 4 Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act Bill Passed - House
(255 - 170)
Nay

California Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Aug. 17, 2006 SB 1248 Long-Term Health Care Facilities Bill Passed - House
(49 - 28)
Nay
May 15, 2006 AB 813 Medi-Cal: Emergency Drug Benefits Bill Passed - House
(66 - 5)
Did Not Vote

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