Hillary Rodham Clinton's Voting Records

On The Ballot: Announced, Democratic for President
Issue Category

Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Vote
7/29/05 S 397 Firearms Manufacturers Protection Bill
Bill Passed - Senate (65 - 31)
Nay
7/28/05 HR 3045 CAFTA Implementation Bill
Bill Passed - Senate (55 - 45)
Nay
7/28/05 S Amdt 1626 Child Safety Lock Amendment
Amendment Adopted - Senate (70 - 30)
Yea
7/26/05 S 1042 Defense Department FY2006 Authorization Bill
Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (50 - 48)
Nay
7/26/05 S Amdt 1351 Corporate Financing of Terrorism Amendment
Amendment Rejected - Senate (47 - 51)
Yea
7/21/05 S Amdt 1351 Corporate Financing of Terrorism Amendment
None - Senate
Co-sponsor
7/20/05 HR 3057 Foreign Operations FY 2006 Appropriations Bill
Bill Passed - Senate (98 - 1)
Yea
7/19/05 S Amdt 1241 US Agency for International Development Amendment
Amendment Adopted - Senate (59 - 40)
Nay
7/14/05 HR 2360 Homeland Security Department FY 2006 Appropriations Act
Bill Passed - Senate (96 - 1)
Yea
7/14/05 S Amdt 1171 Detention Beds Increase Amendment
Amendment Rejected - Senate (42 - 56)
Nay
7/14/05 S Amdt 1189 Air Cargo Security Programs Implementation Amendment
Motion Rejected - Senate (45 - 53)
Yea
7/14/05 S Amdt 1222 Disclosure of Classified Information Amendment
Amendment Rejected - Senate (44 - 53)
Yea
7/01/05 HR 2419 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill FY 2006
Bill Passed - Senate (92 - 3)
Yea
6/30/05 S 1307 CAFTA Implementation Bill
Bill Passed - Senate (54 - 45)
Nay
6/29/05 HR 2361 Interior Department FY 2006 Appropriations Bill
Bill Passed - Senate (94 - 0)
Yea
6/29/05 S J Res 20 EPA's Clean Air Mercury Rule
None - Senate
Co-sponsor
6/28/05 HR 6 Energy Policy Act of 2005
Bill Passed - Senate (85 - 12)
Yea
6/20/05 PN 326 John Bolton, Ambassador to the United Nations
Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (54 - 38)
Nay
6/16/05 S Amdt 784 Reduction in Dependence on Foreign Oil
Amendment Rejected - Senate (47 - 53)
Yea
6/16/05 S Amdt 791 Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) Amendment
Amendment Adopted - Senate (52 - 48)
Yea
6/16/05 S Amdt 791 Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) Amendment
None - Senate
Co-sponsor
6/14/05 PN 202 Thomas B. Griffith, Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia
Nomination Confirmed - Senate (73 - 24)
Nay
6/14/05 S Amdt 781 Environmental Effects Caused by Ethanol Amendment
Amendment Tabled - Senate (59 - 38)
Nay
6/09/05 PN 200 William H. Pryor, Jr., Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia
Nomination Confirmed - Senate (53 - 45)
Nay
6/08/05 PN 201 Janice R Brown, Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia
Nomination Confirmed - Senate (56 - 43)
Nay
5/26/05 PN 326 John Bolton, Ambassador to the United Nations
Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (56 - 42)
Nay
5/25/05 PN 194 Priscilla R. Owen, Fifth Circuit Judge
Nomination Confirmed - Senate (55 - 43)
Nay
5/24/05 PN 194 Priscilla R. Owen, Fifth Circuit Judge
Cloture Invoked - Senate (81 - 18)
Yea
5/17/05 HR 3 Transportation Authorization Bill
Bill Passed - Senate (89 - 11)
Yea
5/10/05 HR 1268 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2005
Conference Report Adopted - Senate (100 - 0)
Yea
4/28/05 H Con Res 95 Budget FY2006 Appropriations Resolution
Conference Report Adopted - Senate (52 - 47)
Nay
4/21/05 HR 1268 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2005
Bill Passed - Senate (99 - 0)
Yea
4/18/05 S Amdt 464 Future Military Funding for Iraq Amendment
Amendment Adopted - Senate (61 - 31)
Yea
3/17/05 S Amdt 172 Perkins Vocational Education Program Amendment
Amendment Rejected - Senate (44 - 56)
Yea
3/17/05 S Amdt 177 Education Amendment
Amendment Adopted - Senate (51 - 49)
Yea
3/17/05 S Amdt 210 Tax Subsidy for Domestic Companies Amendment
Amendment Rejected - Senate (40 - 59)
Yea
3/17/05 S Amdt 211 Native American Funding Amendment
Amendment Rejected - Senate (45 - 55)
Yea
3/17/05 S Amdt 214 Prescription Drugs Amendment
Amendment Rejected - Senate (49 - 50)
Yea
3/17/05 S Amdt 220 Homeland Security Grant Program Amendment
Amendment Adopted - Senate (63 - 37)
Yea
3/17/05 S Amdt 229 Medicaid Amendment
Amendment Rejected - Senate (49 - 51)
Nay
3/17/05 S Amdt 244 Unintended Pregnancy Amendment
Amendment Rejected - Senate (47 - 53)
Yea
3/17/05 S Amdt 244 Unintended Pregnancy Amendment
None - Senate
Sponsor
3/17/05 S Con Res 18 Budget FY2006 Appropriations Resolution
Joint Resolution Passed - Senate (51 - 49)
Nay
3/16/05 S Amdt 168 Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Drilling Amendment
Amendment Rejected - Senate (49 - 51)
Yea
3/16/05 S Amdt 220 Homeland Security Grant Program Amendment
None - Senate
Co-sponsor
3/10/05 S 256 Bankruptcy Reform Bill
Bill Passed - Senate (74 - 25)
Did Not Vote
3/08/05 S Amdt 47 Violent Protestor Amendment
Amendment Rejected - Senate (46 - 53)
Yea
3/07/05 S Amdt 128 Minimum Wage Amendment
Amendment Rejected - Senate (38 - 61)
Nay
3/07/05 S Amdt 44 Minimum Wage Amendment
Amendment Rejected - Senate (46 - 49)
Yea
3/03/05 S Amdt 44 Minimum Wage Amendment
None - Senate
Co-sponsor

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