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Key Votes

Robert Hurt's Voting Records on Issue: Guns

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
Primary June 10, 2014
General Nov. 4, 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
July 16, 2014 H Amdt 1098 Prohibits District of Columbia from Implementing Certain Firearm Laws Amendment Adopted - House
(241 - 181)
Yea
Nov. 16, 2011 HR 822 Requiring State Reciprocity for Carrying Concealed Firearms Bill Passed - House
(272 - 154)
Yea

Virginia Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
March 10, 2010 HB 505 Authorizing Concealed Firearms in Establishments that Serve Alcohol Bill Passed - Senate
(25 - 15)
Yea
March 10, 2010 HB 885 Authorizing Concealed Firearms in Vehicles Bill Passed - Senate
(24 - 16)
Yea
Feb. 16, 2010 SB 334 Authorizing Concealed Handguns in Establishments that Serve Alcohol Bill Passed - Senate
(22 - 18)
Yea
Feb. 16, 2010 SB 408 Gun Regulation Modifications Bill Passed - Senate
(24 - 16)
Yea
Feb. 25, 2009 SB 1035 Allowing Guns in Alcohol-Serving Establishments Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(22 - 16)
Yea
Feb. 4, 2009 SB 1257 Background Checks for Gun Show Purchases Bill Failed - Senate
(19 - 21)
Nay
Feb. 12, 2008 SB 476 Prohibiting Drinking with a Concealed Weapon Bill Passed - Senate
(24 - 15)
Yea
Feb. 11, 2008 SB 436 Concealed Weapons in Vehicles Bill Passed - Senate
(31 - 9)
Yea
April 19, 2006 HB 1106 Possession of Concealed Weapons Veto Override Failed - House
(61 - 36)
Yea

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