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Key Votes

Robert Hurt's Voting Records on Issue: Budget, Spending and Taxes

Full Name: Robert Hurt
Office: U.S. House (VA) - District 5, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 5
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 10, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Kathryn; 3 Children: Charles, Clement, John
Birth Date: 06/16/1969
Birth Place: New York, NY
Home City: Chatham, VA
Religion: Presbyterian

National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Feb. 15, 2013 HR 273 Eliminates the 2013 Statutory Pay Adjustment for Federal Employees Bill Passed - House
(261 - 154)
Yea
Dec. 20, 2012 HR 6684 Spending Reduction Act of 2012 Bill Passed - House
(215 - 209)
Yea

Virginia Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
April 21, 2010 Amdt 91 Limiting State Funding of Abortion Amendment Adopted - Senate
(20 - 19)
Yea
March 14, 2010 HB 30 2010-2012 Biennium Budget Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(34 - 6)
Nay
Feb. 22, 2010 HB 756 Allocating Offshore Drilling Royalties Bill Passed - Senate
(21 - 19)
Yea
Feb. 16, 2010 SB 660 Internet Sales Tax Bill Passed - Senate
(28 - 12)
Nay
Feb. 10, 2010 SB 102 Starting Biennial Budgets in Odd-Numbered Years Motion Agreed - Senate
(21 - 19)
Nay
Feb. 10, 2010 SB 601 Allocating Offshore Drilling Royalties Motion Agreed - Senate
(22 - 18)
Nay
Feb. 8, 2010 SB 239 Unemployment Benefit Amendments Bill Passed - Senate
(31 - 9)
Nay
Feb. 4, 2009 SB 1473 Department of Forestry Land Use Permits Bill Passed - Senate
(31 - 9)
Nay
June 25, 2008 SB 6009 Transportation Taxes Bill Passed - Senate
(21 - 16)
Nay
March 13, 2008 HB 30 2008-2010 Biennium Budget Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(26 - 14)
Nay
Feb. 27, 2008 HB 30 2008-2010 Biennium Budget Bill Passed - Senate
(22 - 18)
Nay
Feb. 25, 2008 HB 11 Property Tax Exemptions Motion Agreed - Senate
(21 - 19)
Yea
Feb. 6, 2007 Sub HB 3202 Funding for Statewide Transportation Projects Bill Passed - House
(61 - 37)
Yea
April 12, 2006 HB 5002 2006-2008 Biennium Budget Bill Passed - House
(64 - 29)
Yea
April 11, 2006 Amdt Item 135-4h Direct Aid To Public Education Amendment Adopted - House
(59 - 34)
Yea
April 11, 2006 Amdt Item 391-4h New Anti-Gang Initiatives Funding Amendment Amendment Adopted - House
(59 - 36)
Yea
April 11, 2006 Amdt Item 4-0.01 Stem Cell Funding Prohibition Amendment Amendment Adopted - House
(64 - 30)
Yea
April 11, 2006 Amdt Item 4-5.04-2h Abortion Funding Amendment Amendment Adopted - House
(59 - 34)
Yea
April 11, 2006 Amdt Item 462-4h Central Appropriations Amendment Adopted - House
(60 - 35)
Yea
Jan. 26, 2006 HB 568 Flat Tax on Communication Services Bill Passed - House
(62 - 35)
Nay

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