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HR 5803 - Backup Paper Ballots - National Key Vote

Jesse Jackson, Jr. voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Failed (House) (248-170) - (Key vote)
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Title: Backup Paper Ballots

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that provides grants to state and local governments for making backup paper ballots available in the November 2008 election.

Highlights:
  • Appropriates $75 million for grants under the backup paper ballots program established in accordance with this bill (Sec. 3).
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE WAS TAKEN UNDER A SUSPENSION OF THE RULES TO CUT OFF DEBATE EARLY AND VOTE TO PASS THE BILL, THEREBY REQUIRING A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY FOR PASSAGE.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Backup Paper Ballots

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