Health and Health Care

Senator Ted Cruz's Voting Records

Office: U.S. Senate (TX) - Jr, Republican
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. Senate - Jr
Issue Category

Health and Health Care Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Vote
2/09/18 HR 1892 Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (71 - 28)
Yea
7/27/17 S Amdt 340 Expanded and Improved Medicare For All Act
Amendment Rejected - Senate
Nay
2/10/17 PN 33 Nomination of Thomas Price to be Secretary of Health and Human Services
Nomination Confirmed - Senate (52 - 47)
Yea
2/08/17 PN 33 Nomination of Thomas Price to be Secretary of Health and Human Services
Cloture Invoked - Senate (51 - 48)
Yea
9/28/16 HR 5325 Continuing Appropriations and Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017, and Zika Response and Preparedness Act
Bill Passed - Senate (72 - 26)
Nay
12/03/15 HR 3762 Restoring Americans' Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015
Bill Passed - Senate (52 - 47)
Yea
9/24/15 S Amdt 2669 Rescinds Funds from Planned Parenthood
Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (47 - 52)
Yea
5/05/15 S Con Res 11 An Original Concurrent Resolution Setting Forth the Congressional Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2016 and Setting Forth the Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Years 2017 Through 2025
Conference Report Adopted - Senate (51 - 48)
Nay
3/27/15 S Con Res 11 An Original Concurrent Resolution Setting Forth the Congressional Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2016 and Setting Forth the Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Years 2017 Through 2025
Joint Resolution Passed - Senate (52 - 46)
Nay
3/31/14 HR 4302 Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014
Bill Passed - Senate (64 - 35)
Nay

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