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Key Votes

Chellie Pingree's Voting Records

Full Name: Chellie M. Pingree
Office: U.S. House (ME) - District 1, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 1
Primary June 10, 2014
Gender: Female
Family: Divorced; 3 Children: Hannah, Cecily, Asa
Birth Date: 04/02/1955
Birth Place: Minneapolis, MN
Home City: North Haven, ME
Religion: Lutheran

National Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Feb. 26, 2014 HR 3865 Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act of 2014 Bill Passed - House
(243 - 176)
Nay
Dec. 12, 2013 H J Res 59 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(332 - 94)
Nay
Sept. 29, 2013 H J Res 59 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(248 - 174)
Nay
Aug. 2, 2013 H Amdt 448 Requires Congressional Approval Prior to Establishing a Tax on Carbon Emissions Amendment Adopted - House
(237 - 176)
Nay
April 15, 2013 HR 249 Federal Employee Tax Accountability Act of 2013 Bill Failed - House
(250 - 159)
Nay
March 21, 2013 H Con Res 25 Establishing the Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2014 and Setting Forth Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Years 2015 Through 2023 Joint Resolution Passed - House
(221 - 207)
Nay
Jan. 1, 2013 HR 8 Job Protection and Recession Prevention Act of 2012 Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(257 - 167)
Yea
Aug. 2, 2012 HR 6169 Pathway to Job Creation through a Simpler, Fairer Tax Code Act of 2012 Bill Passed - House
(232 - 189)
Nay
Aug. 1, 2012 HR 8 Job Protection and Recession Prevention Act of 2012 Bill Passed - House
(256 - 171)
Nay
July 31, 2012 HR 828 Federal Employee Tax Accountability Act of 2012 Bill Passed - House
(263 - 114)
Nay
June 7, 2012 HR 436 Repeals Excise Tax on Medical Devices Bill Passed - House
(270 - 146)
Nay
April 19, 2012 HR 9 Income Tax Deduction for Small Businesses Bill Passed - House
(235 - 173)
Nay
March 29, 2012 H Con Res 112 Limits Federal Appropriations for Fiscal Years 2013-2022 ("Ryan Budget") Joint Resolution Passed - House
(228 - 191)
Did Not Vote
Feb. 17, 2012 HR 3630 Extends Payroll Tax Cut Conference Report Adopted - House
(293 - 132)
Nay
Dec. 20, 2011 HR 3630 Temporary Payroll Tax Cut Extension Nonconcurrence Vote Passed - House
(229 - 193)
Nay
Dec. 13, 2011 HR 3630 Reduces Payroll Taxes and Unemployment Benefits Bill Passed - House
(234 - 193)
Nay
Oct. 27, 2011 HR 2576 Requires Inclusion of Social Security Benefits in Calculation of Modified Adjusted Gross Income Bill Passed - House
(262 - 157)
Nay
Dec. 17, 2010 HR 4853 Temporary Extension of Tax Relief Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(277 - 148)
Nay
Dec. 16, 2010 H Amdt 786 Amending the Estate Tax Amendment Rejected - House
(194 - 233)
Yea
Dec. 2, 2010 HR 4853 Temporary Extension of Tax Relief Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(234 - 188)
Yea
Sept. 23, 2010 HR 5297 Small Business Lending Fund and Tax Law Amendments Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(237 - 187)
Yea
July 30, 2010 HR 5982 Tax Law Amendments Bill Failed - House
(241 - 154)
Yea
July 22, 2010 HR 4213 Unemployment Benefits Extension Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(272 - 152)
Yea
June 17, 2010 HR 5297 Small Business Lending Fund and Tax Law Amendments Bill Passed - House
(241 - 182)
Yea
May 28, 2010 HR 4213 Unemployment Benefits Extension and Tax Law Amendments Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(215 - 204)
Yea
March 25, 2010 HR 4872 Health Care Reconciliation Act Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(220 - 207)
Yea
March 21, 2010 HR 3590 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(219 - 212)
Yea
March 21, 2010 HR 4872 Health Care Reconciliation Act Bill Passed - House
(220 - 211)
Yea
March 4, 2010 HR 2847 Employment, Infrastructure, and Transportation Appropriations and Tax Credits ("Senate Jobs Bill") Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(217 - 201)
Yea
Dec. 16, 2009 HR 2847 Employment, Infrastructure, and Transportation Appropriations Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(217 - 212)
Yea
Nov. 5, 2009 HR 3548 Extending Federal Emergency Unemployment Benefits and Providing Business and Homebuyer Tax Credits Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(403 - 12)
Yea
Sept. 22, 2009 HR 3548 Extending Federal Emergency Unemployment Benefits Bill Passed - House
(331 - 83)
Yea
March 19, 2009 HR 1586 TARP Recipient Bonuses Tax Bill Passed - House
(328 - 93)
Yea
Feb. 13, 2009 HR 1 Appropriations, Tax Law Amendments, and Unemployment Benefit Amendments ("Stimulus Bill") Conference Report Adopted - House
(246 - 183)
Yea
Jan. 28, 2009 HR 1 Appropriations, Tax Law Amendments, and Unemployment Benefit Amendments ("Stimulus Bill") Bill Passed - House
(244 - 188)
Yea

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