Search Form
First, enter a politician or zip code
Now, choose a category
 

Dan Rutherford's Voting Records

Office: Treasurer (IL), Republican

Illinois Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Dec. 1, 2010 SB 1716 Authorizing Civil Unions Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(32 - 24)
Yea
May 27, 2010 SB 3658 Temporary Sales Tax Holiday Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(42 - 8)
Did Not Vote
May 27, 2010 SB 3660 Emergency Budget Act of Fiscal Year 2011 Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(32 - 23)
Did Not Vote
May 7, 2010 HB 859 2010-2011 Budget Bill Passed - Senate
(31 - 26)
Nay
May 6, 2010 SB 642 Public University Borrowing Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(43 - 11)
Nay
May 5, 2010 HB 4927 Video Gaming Law Amendments Bill Passed - Senate
(42 - 11)
Did Not Vote
May 5, 2010 SB 3267 Elder Financial Exploitation Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(47 - 9)
Yea
May 5, 2010 SB 3695 Streetgang-Related Crime Fund Changes Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(35 - 20)
Did Not Vote
May 4, 2010 HB 2360 Homeowner's Emergency Assistance Plan Bill Passed - Senate
(35 - 15)
Did Not Vote
April 21, 2010 HB 5428 Limiting Adoption Records Disclosure Restrictions for Adoptees Bill Passed - Senate
(36 - 16)
Did Not Vote
April 14, 2010 SJR 121 Redistricting Process Modifications Joint Resolution Passed - Senate
(36 - 22)
Nay
March 25, 2010 SB 2494 Funding for School Vouchers Bill Passed - Senate
(33 - 20)
Yea
March 24, 2010 SB 3267 Elder Financial Exploitation Bill Passed - Senate
(33 - 14)
Did Not Vote
March 18, 2010 SB 615 Local Food, Farms and Jobs Act Bill Passed - Senate
(39 - 16)
Yea
Jan. 13, 2010 SB 315 Teacher Evaluation Amendments Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(48 - 4)
Yea
Jan. 12, 2010 HB 1188 Increasing Cemetery Regulations Bill Passed - Senate
(30 - 24)
Did Not Vote
Oct. 15, 2009 HJRCA 31 Authorizing Governor Recall Elections Joint Resolution Passed - Senate
(56 - 1)
Yea
July 15, 2009 SB 1216 2009-2010 Budget Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(45 - 10)
Yea
July 15, 2009 SB 1292 Issuing of Bonds for Revenue Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(43 - 12)
Yea
June 30, 2009 SB 415 Bond Approval Concurrence Vote Failed - Senate
(32 - 21)
Yea
May 31, 2009 SB 1918 Low-Income Energy Assistance Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(47 - 11)
Yea
May 31, 2009 SB 612 Raising the Cap on Charter Schools Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(45 - 10)
Yea
May 30, 2009 HB 174 Income Tax Amendments Bill Passed - Senate
(31 - 27)
Nay
May 30, 2009 SB 744 New Casino Authorization Bill Passed - Senate
(30 - 28)
Nay
May 28, 2009 HB 7 Campaign Contribution Limits Bill Passed - Senate
(36 - 22)
Nay
May 27, 2009 SB 1381 Legalize Medical Marijuana Bill Passed - Senate
(30 - 28)
Nay
May 20, 2009 HB 255 Video Gambling in Various Establishments Bill Passed - Senate
(47 - 12)
Nay
May 19, 2009 HB 72 Cell Phone Ban in School Speed Zones and Construction Zones Bill Passed - Senate
(32 - 16)
Nay
Aug. 19, 2008 HB 4201 Property Tax Exemption for Disabled Veterans Concurrence Vote Failed - Senate
(27 - 11)
Nay
Aug. 19, 2008 HB 5285 Extending Parental Health Insurance to Unmarried Dependents Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(35 - 17)
Nay
May 29, 2008 SB 788 Authorizing $16 Billion Increase in Bonds for State Pensions Bill Passed - Senate
(37 - 21)
Nay
May 27, 2008 HB 5288 Expand Use of Red Light Cameras Bill Failed - Senate
(26 - 24)
Nay
May 6, 2008 HJR 132 Legislative Salaries House Co-sponsor
May 1, 2008 SJRCA 70 Constitutional Amendment to recall certain elected officials Bill Failed - Senate
(33 - 19)
Yea
April 17, 2008 SB 2063 South Suburban Airport Authority Bill Passed - Senate
(45 - 7)
Yea
April 17, 2008 SB 2858 Public School Trans Fat Ban Bill Passed - Senate
(33 - 19)
Nay
April 16, 2008 SB 2052 Taxes for Levee Repair Bill Passed - Senate
(41 - 15)
Nay
April 1, 2008 SB 1997 Interscholastic Event Image Release Bill Passed - Senate
(47 - 5)
Yea
Feb. 7, 2008 SB 1997 Interscholastic Event Image Release Senate Co-sponsor
Jan. 17, 2008 HB 656 Providing Free Public Transportation for Senior Citizens Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(32 - 19)
Did Not Vote
Jan. 10, 2008 HB 656 Transportation Act Bill Passed - Senate
(30 - 25)
Did Not Vote
Dec. 14, 2007 HB 4201 Property Tax Exemption for Disabled Veterans House Sponsor
Oct. 12, 2007 HB 664 Homeowner Tax Exemption Veto Override Passed - Senate
(55 - 1)
Yea
Oct. 3, 2007 SB 1463 Silent Reflection and Student Prayer Veto Override Passed - Senate
(42 - 9)
Nay
Oct. 2, 2007 SB 540 Truck Speed Limit Increase Veto Override Passed - Senate
(39 - 10)
Did Not Vote
Sept. 18, 2007 HB 2035 Gaming Expansion to Fund Infrastructure and Social Programs Bill Passed - Senate
(37 - 15)
Nay
Aug. 10, 2007 HB 3866 2007-2008 Budget Bill Passed - Senate
(52 - 5)
Yea
Aug. 9, 2007 HB 556 Cigarette Tax Increase Bill Passed - Senate
(34 - 24)
Nay
July 26, 2007 SB 1592 Electricity Relief and Regulation Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate
(40 - 13)
Did Not Vote
May 17, 2007 HB 1798 Wrongful Death Damages Bill Passed - Senate
(31 - 23)
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.

Skip to top
Back to top