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Key Votes

Doug LaMalfa's Voting Records

Full Name: Doug LaMalfa
Office: U.S. House (CA) - District 1, Republican
First Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 1
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Jill; 4 Children: Kyle, Allison, Sophia, Natalie
Birth Date: 07/02/1960
Birth Place: Oroville, CA
Home City: Richvale, CA
Religion: Christian

National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
May 9, 2014 HR 4438 American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2014 Bill Passed - House
(274 - 131)
Yea
Feb. 26, 2014 HR 3865 Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act of 2014 Bill Passed - House
(243 - 176)
Yea
Dec. 12, 2013 H J Res 59 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(332 - 94)
Yea
Sept. 29, 2013 H J Res 59 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(248 - 174)
Yea
Aug. 2, 2013 H Amdt 448 Requires Congressional Approval Prior to Establishing a Tax on Carbon Emissions Amendment Adopted - House
(237 - 176)
Yea
April 15, 2013 HR 249 Federal Employee Tax Accountability Act of 2013 Bill Failed - House
(250 - 159)
Yea
March 21, 2013 H Con Res 25 Establishing the Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2014 and Setting Forth Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Years 2015 Through 2023 Joint Resolution Passed - House
(221 - 207)
Yea

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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