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Key Votes

Bobby Jindal's Voting Records on Issue: Religion

Full Name: Piyush 'Bobby' Amrit Jindal
Office: Governor (LA), Republican
First Elected: 10/20/2007
Last Elected: 11/19/2011
Next Election: 2016
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Supriya; 3 Children
Birth Date: 06/10/1971
Birth Place: Baton Rouge, LA
Home City: Baton Rouge, LA
Religion: Roman Catholic

National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Dec. 11, 2007 H Res 847 Recognition of the Importance of Christmas and Christianity Resolution Passed - House
(372 - 9)
Did Not Vote
Sept. 26, 2006 HR 2679 Public Expression of Religion Act of 2006 Bill Passed - House
(244 - 173)
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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