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Key Votes

Harry Readshaw III's Voting Records on Issue: Housing and Property

Full Name: Harry A. Readshaw III
Office: State House (PA) - District 36, Democratic
First Elected: 11/08/1994
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for State House - District 36
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Carol; 3 Children
Birth Date: 08/17/1941
Birth Place: Pittsburgh, PA
Home City: Pittsburgh, PA

Pennsylvania Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Sept. 25, 2012 SB 367 Authorizes Natural Resource Development Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(136 - 62)
June 30, 2011 SB 330 Amending The Taxpayer Relief Act Bill Passed - House
(109 - 86)
May 7, 2008 HB 2297 Expansion of the Keystone Opportunity Zone Bill Passed - House
(126 - 72)
June 20, 2007 HB 1200 Alternative Energy Incentives Bill Passed - House
(128 - 70)
June 14, 2006 HB 39 Property Taxes (Special Session) Conference Report Adopted - House
(137 - 61)

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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