Ronald 'Ron' Ernest Paul's Voting Records

Biographical

Full Name: Ronald 'Ron' Ernest Paul
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Carol Wells; 5 Children
Birth Date: 08/20/1935
Birth Place: Pittsburgh, PA
Home City: Lake Jackson, TX
Religion: Protestant
Issue Category

Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Vote
10/20/98 HR 4328 Appropriations bill FY99, Omnibus
Conference Report Adopted - House (333 - 95)
Nay
10/13/98 S 1260 Securities Litigation
Conference Report Adopted - House (319 - 82)
Nay
10/09/98 HR 3150 Bankruptcy Reform bill
Conference Report Adopted - House (300 - 125)
Yea
10/08/98 H Amdt 923 Contraceptive Amendment
Amendment Adopted - House (224 - 200)
Yea
10/07/98 HR 3694 Intelligence FY99 Authorization bill
Conference Report Adopted - House (337 - 83)
Nay
10/07/98 HR 4104 Appropriations bill FY99, Treasury, Postal Service
Conference Report Adopted - House (290 - 137)
Nay
10/06/98 HR 4194 FY 1999 VA-HUD Appropriations
Conference Report Adopted - House (409 - 14)
Nay
10/05/98 HR 1154 Indian Federal Recognition Administrative Procedures
Bill Failed - House (190 - 208)
Nay
10/05/98 HR 4655 Iraqi Liberation Act of 1998
Bill Passed - House (360 - 38)
Nay
10/02/98 HR 4101 Agriculture FY99 Appropriations bill
Conference Report Adopted - House (333 - 53)
Nay
9/28/98 HR 4060 Energy FY99 Appropriations bill
Conference Report Adopted - House (389 - 25)
Nay
9/28/98 HR 4103 Defense Department FY99 Appropriations bill
Conference Report Adopted - House (369 - 43)
Nay
9/26/98 HR 4579 Tax Cut bill
Bill Passed - House (229 - 195)
Yea
9/25/98 H Amdt 914 Save Social Security Act Amendment
Amendment Rejected - House (210 - 216)
Nay
9/25/98 HR 2621 Reciprocal Trade Agreement Bill
Bill Failed - House (180 - 243)
Nay
9/25/98 HR 4578 Social Security Account Protection bill
Bill Passed - House (240 - 188)
Yea
9/24/98 HR 3616 Defense Department FY99 Authorization bill
Conference Report Adopted - House (373 - 50)
Nay
9/24/98 HR 3736 Nonimmigrant Specialty Workers bill
Bill Passed - House (288 - 133)
Yea
9/24/98 HR 4112 Legislative Branch FY99 Appropriations bill
Conference Report Adopted - House (356 - 65)
Nay
9/17/98 H Amdt 907 US Army School of the Americas Amendment
Amendment Rejected - House (201 - 212)
Yea
9/17/98 HR 4569 Appropriations Bill FY99, Foreign Operations
Bill Passed - House (255 - 161)
Nay
9/16/98 H Amdt 887 Illegal Drug Amendment
Amendment Adopted - House (291 - 133)
Nay
9/15/98 S 2073 Juvenile Crime Control and Delinquency Prevention Act
Bill Passed - House (280 - 126)
Nay
8/07/98 H Amdt 869 Illegal Drug Amendment
Amendment Adopted - House (250 - 169)
Yea
8/07/98 H Amdt 871 Adoption Amendment
Amendment Adopted - House (227 - 192)
Yea
8/07/98 HR 4380 District of Columbia FY99 Appropriations bill
Bill Passed - House (214 - 206)
Nay
8/06/98 H Amdt 862 Federal Campaign Finance Amendment
Amendment Rejected - House (147 - 222)
Yea
8/06/98 H Amdt 865 Abortion Funding Amendment
Amendment Rejected - House (180 - 243)
Nay
8/06/98 H Amdt 874 Low Income Educational Scholarship Amendment
Amendment Adopted - House (214 - 208)
Nay
8/06/98 HR 2183 Campaign Finance Reform bill
Bill Passed - House (252 - 179)
Nay
8/03/98 H Amdt 690 Shays Amendment
Amendment Adopted - House (237 - 186)
Nay
7/30/98 H Amdt 747 Voter Registration Amendment
Amendment Rejected - House (165 - 260)
Nay
7/30/98 H J Res 120 Vietnam Trade Waiver Disapproval resolution
Joint Resolution Failed - House (163 - 260)
Yea
7/29/98 HR 4194 Appropriations bill FY99, Veterans Affairs, HUD
Bill Passed - House (259 - 164)
Nay
7/24/98 H Amdt 776 Patients' Bill of Rights Act Amendment
Amendment Rejected - House (212 - 217)
Nay
7/24/98 HR 4250 Patient Protection bill
Bill Passed - House (216 - 210)
Nay
7/23/98 HR 1122 Partial-Birth/Late-Term Abortion bill
Veto Override Passed - House (296 - 132)
Yea
7/23/98 HR 4193 Interior Department FY99 Appropriations bill
Bill Passed - House (245 - 181)
Nay
7/22/98 H J Res 121 Disapproval of 'Normal Trade Relations' Status with China
Joint Resolution Failed - House (166 - 264)
Nay
7/21/98 H Amdt 753 National Endowment for the Arts Amendment
Amendment Adopted - House (253 - 173)
Nay
7/20/98 H Amdt 716 Noncitizen Campaign Contribution Amendment
Amendment Adopted - House (267 - 131)
Nay
7/20/98 H Amdt 744 Labor Political Activity Amendment
Amendment Rejected - House (150 - 248)
Nay
7/16/98 H Amdt 723 Increase FEC Funding
Amendment Adopted - House (214 - 210)
Nay
7/16/98 H Amdt 728 Federal Health Plan Contraceptive Coverage Amendment
Amendment Adopted - House (224 - 198)
Nay
7/16/98 HR 4104 Appropriations bill FY99, Treasury, Postal Service
Bill Passed - House (218 - 203)
Nay
7/15/98 HR 3682 Child Custody Protection Act
Bill Passed - House (276 - 150)
Nay
7/14/98 H Amdt 694 Express Advocacy Amendment
Amendment Rejected - House (201 - 219)
Yea
6/25/98 HR 4112 Legislative Branch FY99 Appropriations bill
Bill Passed - House (235 - 179)
Nay
6/24/98 H Amdt 705 Chemical Inducement of Abortion Amendment
Amendment Adopted - House (223 - 202)
Yea
6/24/98 HR 4101 Agriculture FY99 Appropriations bill
Bill Passed - House (373 - 48)
Nay

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