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Key Votes

David Cicilline's Voting Records

Full Name: David N. Cicilline
Office: U.S. House (RI) - District 1, Democratic
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 1
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Birth Date: 07/15/1961
Birth Place: Providence, RI
Home City: Providence, RI
Religion: Jewish
Matt Fecteau
(Running)
Democratic
Cormick Lynch
(Running)
Republican
Stan Tran
(Running)
Republican
Joseph Zuccolo
(Potential)
Independent

National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Sept. 21, 2011 HR 2608 Stopgap Spending and Disaster Relief Concurrence Vote Failed - House
(195 - 230)
Nay
Sept. 15, 2011 HR 2587 National Labor Relations Board Prohibitions Bill Passed - House
(238 - 186)
Nay
Sept. 14, 2011 H J Res 77 Disapproval of the President's Authority to Raise the Debt Limit Joint Resolution Passed - House
(232 - 186)
Nay
Aug. 1, 2011 S 365 Budget Control Act of 2011 Bill Passed - House
(269 - 161)
Yea
July 29, 2011 S 627 Increasing the Debt Ceiling (Boehner Bill) Bill Passed - House
(218 - 210)
Nay
July 27, 2011 H Amdt 735 Repeals Laws that Limited Funding for the Endangered Species Act Amendment Adopted - House
(224 - 202)
Yea
July 22, 2011 HR 2551 2011-2012 Congressional Budget Bill Passed - House
(252 - 159)
Nay
July 21, 2011 HR 1315 Oversight of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Bill Passed - House
(241 - 173)
Nay
July 20, 2011 HR 2553 Airport and Airway Extension Act Bill Passed - House
(243 - 177)
Nay
July 19, 2011 HR 2560 Cut, Cap and Balance Act of 2011 Bill Passed - House
(234 - 190)
Nay
July 13, 2011 HR 2018 Amending Clean Water Laws Bill Passed - House
(239 - 184)
Nay
July 12, 2011 HR 2417 Repeals Energy Efficiency Standards for Incandescent Light Bulbs Motion Rejected - House
(233 - 193)
Nay
June 24, 2011 H J Res 68 Authorizes Limited Use of US Armed Forces in Libya Joint Resolution Failed - House
(123 - 295)
Nay
June 24, 2011 HR 2278 Limits the Use of Funds in Support of NATO Operations in Libya Bill Failed - House
(180 - 238)
Yea
June 23, 2011 HR 1249 Patent Law Amendments Bill Passed - House
(304 - 117)
Yea
June 22, 2011 HR 2021 Impact of Drilling on Air Quality Bill Passed - House
(253 - 166)
Nay
June 13, 2011 H Amdt 414 Prohibits Use of Funds in Contravention of the War Powers Resolution Amendment Adopted - House
(248 - 163)
Yea
June 3, 2011 H Res 292 Ground Forces in Libya Resolution Passed - House
(268 - 145)
Nay
June 2, 2011 H Amdt 385 Prohibiting Funds From Being Used in Contradiction to the War Powers Resolution Amendment Rejected - House
(208 - 213)
Yea
June 2, 2011 H Amdt 398 Prohibiting the Use of Funds for Transportation Security Administration Collective Bargaining Amendment Adopted - House
(218 - 205)
Nay
June 2, 2011 H Amdt 406 Transportation Security Administration Appropriations Amendment Adopted - House
(219 - 204)
Nay
June 2, 2011 HR 2017 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act Bill Passed - House
(231 - 188)
Nay
May 31, 2011 HR 1954 Increasing the Debt Limit Motion Rejected - House
(97 - 318)
Nay
May 26, 2011 S 990 PATRIOT Act Extension Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(250 - 153)
Nay
May 5, 2011 HR 1230 Offshore Leasing Act Bill Passed - House
(266 - 149)
Nay
May 4, 2011 HR 1214 Repealing Funding for School-Based Health Center Construction Bill Passed - House
(235 - 191)
Nay
May 4, 2011 HR 3 Prohibiting Taxpayer Funding of Abortion Bill Passed - House
(251 - 175)
Nay
May 3, 2011 HR 1213 Repealing Funding for State Health Benefit Exchanges Bill Passed - House
(238 - 183)
Nay
April 15, 2011 H Con Res 34 2011-2012 Budget Joint Resolution Passed - House
(235 - 193)
Nay
April 14, 2011 HR 1473 2011 Budget Bill Passed - House
(260 - 167)
Yea
April 13, 2011 HR 1217 Repealing the Prevention and Public Health Fund Bill Passed - House
(236 - 183)
Nay
April 9, 2011 HR 1363 2011 Department of Defense Budget and Additional Continuing Appropriations Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(348 - 70)
Yea
April 8, 2011 H J Res 37 Disapproving FCC Rules Concerning Internet Providers Joint Resolution Passed - House
(240 - 179)
Nay
April 7, 2011 HR 1363 2011 Department of Defense Budget and Additional Continuing Appropriations Bill Passed - House
(247 - 181)
Nay
April 7, 2011 HR 910 Energy Tax Prevention Act Bill Passed - House
(255 - 172)
Nay
April 1, 2011 H Amdt 232 Amending FAA Rulemaking Activities Amendment Adopted - House
(215 - 209)
Nay
April 1, 2011 HR 1255 Government Shutdown Prevention Act Bill Passed - House
(221 - 202)
Nay
April 1, 2011 HR 658 Federal Aviation Administration Act of 2012 Bill Passed - House
(223 - 196)
Nay
March 30, 2011 HR 471 School Vouchers for Washington, D.C. Bill Passed - House
(225 - 195)
Nay
March 29, 2011 HR 839 Terminating the Home Affordable Modification Program Bill Passed - House
(252 - 170)
Nay
March 17, 2011 H Con Res 28 Removing Troops from Afghanistan Joint Resolution Failed - House
(93 - 321)
Yea
March 17, 2011 HR 1076 Prohibiting Federal Funding of National Public Radio Bill Passed - House
(228 - 192)
Nay
March 16, 2011 HR 861 Terminating the Neighborhood Stabilization Program Bill Passed - House
(242 - 182)
Nay
March 15, 2011 H J Res 48 Additional Continuing Appropriations Joint Resolution Passed - House
(271 - 158)
Nay
March 11, 2011 HR 836 Terminating the Emergency Mortgage Relief Program Bill Passed - House
(242 - 177)
Nay
March 10, 2011 HR 830 Terminating the Federal Housing Administration Refinance Program Bill Passed - House
(256 - 171)
Nay
March 3, 2011 HR 4 Repeals the Form 1099 Provision in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Bill Passed - House
(314 - 112)
Yea
March 1, 2011 H J Res 44 Continuing Appropriations Amendments Joint Resolution Passed - House
(335 - 91)
Yea
Feb. 19, 2011 H Amdt 155 Prohibits Use of Funds for Step Increase for General Schedule Employees Amendment Rejected - House
(191 - 230)
Nay
Feb. 19, 2011 HR 1 Continuing Appropriations Bill Passed - House
(235 - 189)
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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