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Douglas Berger's Voting Records

North Carolina Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
July 2, 2012 HB 950 2012-2013 Budget Amendments Veto Override Passed - Senate
(31 - 10)
Nay
July 2, 2012 SB 416 Death Penalty Discrimination Veto Override Passed - Senate
(31 - 11)
Nay
July 2, 2012 SB 820 Authorizes Hydraulic Fracturing Veto Override Passed - Senate
(29 - 13)
Nay
June 21, 2012 HB 950 2012-2013 Budget Amendments Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(30 - 15)
Nay
June 20, 2012 SB 416 Death Penalty Discrimination Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(30 - 18)
Nay
June 18, 2012 HB 7 Authorizes Community Colleges to Opt Out of Federal Loan Program Veto Override Passed - Senate
(31 - 16)
Nay
June 12, 2012 HB 819 Requirements for Calculating Sea Level Rise Bill Passed - Senate
(35 - 12)
Nay
June 6, 2012 SB 820 Authorizes Hydraulic Fracturing Bill Passed - Senate
(29 - 19)
Nay
June 4, 2012 SB 795 Amends Teacher Tenure System Bill Passed - Senate
(31 - 17)
Nay
Jan. 4, 2012 SB 9 Death Penalty Discrimination Veto Override Passed - Senate
(31 - 19)
Nay
Nov. 28, 2011 SB 9 Death Penalty Discrimination Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(27 - 17)
Nay
Nov. 7, 2011 HB 777 State House Redistricting Bill Passed - Senate
(24 - 10)
Did Not Vote
Nov. 7, 2011 SB 283 State Senate Redistricting Bill Passed - Senate
(25 - 12)
Did Not Vote
Nov. 7, 2011 SB 689 Congressional Redistricting Bill Passed - Senate
(25 - 12)
Did Not Vote
Sept. 13, 2011 SB 514 Constitutional Amendment to Define Marriage Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(30 - 16)
Nay
July 27, 2011 HB 937 State House Redistricting Bill Passed - Senate
(28 - 19)
Nay
July 27, 2011 SB 453 Congressional Redistricting Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(28 - 17)
Nay
July 25, 2011 SB 455 State Senate Redistricting Bill Passed - Senate
(27 - 18)
Nay
July 13, 2011 SB 727 No Dues Checkoff for School Employees Veto Override Passed - Senate
(30 - 18)
Nay
June 15, 2011 HB 200 2011-2013 Budget Veto Override Passed - Senate
(31 - 19)
Nay
June 15, 2011 HB 854 Abortion Requirements Bill Passed - Senate
(29 - 20)
Nay
May 18, 2011 HB 578 State Health Plan Amendments Bill Passed - Senate
(33 - 16)
Nay
May 3, 2011 HB 129 Regulates Competition Between Local Government and Private Business Bill Passed - Senate
(39 - 10)
Yea
April 14, 2011 HB 383 Relating to Unemployment Insurance Benefits Bill Passed - Senate
(30 - 17)
Nay
April 14, 2011 SB 265 Health Plan for Teachers and State Employees Veto Override Passed - Senate
(30 - 17)
Nay
March 28, 2011 SB 265 Health Plan for Teachers and State Employees Bill Passed - Senate
(29 - 16)
Nay
March 9, 2011 SB 13 2010-2011 Budget Amendments Veto Override Passed - Senate
(31 - 19)
Nay
March 2, 2011 SB 33 Medical Malpractice Amendments Bill Passed - Senate
(36 - 13)
Nay
Feb. 24, 2011 SB 8 Repeal on the Number of Charter Schools Allowed Bill Passed - Senate
(33 - 17)
Nay
Feb. 7, 2011 SB 13 2010-2011 Budget Amendments Bill Passed - Senate
(31 - 16)
Nay
July 9, 2010 HB 1973 Keep North Carolina Competitive Act Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(31 - 17)
Yea
July 9, 2010 HB 748 Campaign Financing Restrictions Bill Passed - Senate
(28 - 18)
Yea
July 8, 2010 HB 1035 Performance and Payment Bond Modification Bill Passed - Senate
(34 - 13)
Yea
July 7, 2010 HB 1726 Child Care Nutrition and Activity Standards Bill Passed - Senate
(35 - 13)
Yea
July 7, 2010 SB 1015 Homeowner and Homebuyer Protection Act Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(32 - 16)
Yea
June 30, 2010 SB 897 2010-2011Operations and Capital Improvement Budget Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(28 - 15)
Yea
May 27, 2010 SB 704 School Change Models Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(21 - 19)
Nay
May 20, 2010 SB 897 2010-2011Operations and Capital Improvement Budget Bill Passed - Senate
(30 - 16)
Yea
Aug. 7, 2009 HB 836 Modifying Appropriations Act Bill Passed - Senate
(24 - 12)
Yea
Aug. 7, 2009 SB 943 Expanding Production Company Tax Credit Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(25 - 18)
Yea
Aug. 5, 2009 SB 202 2009-2011 Biennium Budget Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(27 - 18)
Yea
Aug. 5, 2009 SB 461 Racial Discrimination in Capital Sentences Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(25 - 18)
Yea
July 20, 2009 HB 1289 Lottery Sales Ban at Check Cashing Sites Motion Rejected - Senate
(20 - 23)
Nay
July 15, 2009 HB 1595 Malt Beverage Special Permit Bill Passed - Senate
(36 - 11)
Yea
June 30, 2009 SB 311 Continuing Budget Authority Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(35 - 13)
Yea
June 24, 2009 HB 442 Regulating the Use of Corporal Punishment in Schools Bill Failed - Senate
(21 - 25)
Nay
June 24, 2009 SB 943 Expanding Production Company Tax Credit Bill Passed - Senate
(27 - 17)
Yea
June 2, 2009 SB 703 Restrictions on the State Treasurer Regarding the State Pension Fund Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(36 - 12)
Nay
May 14, 2009 SB 461 Racial Discrimination in Capital Sentences Bill Passed - Senate
(36 - 10)
Yea
May 11, 2009 HB 2 Statewide Indoor Smoking Ban Bill Passed - Senate
(30 - 18)
Nay

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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