Senator Joe Manchin III's Voting Records

Office: U.S. Senate (WV) - Sr, Democratic
Issue Category

Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Vote
6/15/17 S 722 Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017
Bill Passed - Senate (98 - 2)
Yea
5/22/17 PN 52 Nomination of Terry Branstad to be Ambassador of the United States to the People's Republic of China
Nomination Confirmed - Senate (82 - 13)
Yea
5/18/17 PN 52 Nomination of Terry Branstad to be Ambassador of the United States to the People's Republic of China
Cloture Invoked - Senate (86 - 12)
Yea
5/11/17 PN 42 Nomination of Robert Lighthizer to be a United States Trade Representative
None - Senate (82 - 14)
Yea
5/11/17 PN 42 Nomination of Robert Lighthizer to be a United States Trade Representative
Cloture Invoked - Senate (81 - 15)
Yea
5/04/17 HR 244 Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (79 - 18)
Yea
5/02/17 PN 47 Nomination of Jay Clayton to be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission
Nomination Confirmed - Senate (61 - 37)
Yea
5/01/17 PN 47 Nomination of Jay Clayton to be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission
Cloture Invoked - Senate (60 - 36)
Yea
4/27/17 PN 88 Nomination of Alexander Acosta to be Secretary of Labor
Nomination Confirmed - Senate (60 - 38)
Yea
4/26/17 PN 88 Nomination of Alexander Acosta to be Secretary of Labor
Cloture Invoked - Senate (61 - 39)
Yea
4/07/17 PN 55 Nomination of Neil M. Gorsuch to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
None - Senate (54 - 45)
Yea
4/06/17 PN 55 Nomination of Neil M. Gorsuch to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
Cloture Invoked - Senate (55 - 45)
Yea
3/30/17 H J Res 43 Providing for Congressional Disapproval of the Rule Submitted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services Relating to Compliance with Title X Requirements by Project Recipients in Selecting Subrecipients
Joint Resolution Passed - Senate (51 - 50)
Nay
3/23/17 PN 53 Nomination of David Friedman to be Ambassador of the United States of America to Israel
Cloture Invoked - Senate (52 - 46)
Yea
3/23/17 PN 53 Nomination of David Friedman to be Ambassador of the United States of America to Israel
Nomination Confirmed - Senate (52 - 46)
Yea
3/23/17 S 722 Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017
None - Senate
Co-sponsor
3/23/17 S J Res 34 Providing for congressional disapproval of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and other Telecommunications Services
Joint Resolution Passed - Senate (50 - 48)
Nay
3/21/17 H J Res 69 Providing for congressional disapproval of the final rule of the Department of the Interior relating to Non-Subsistence Take of Wildlife, and Public Participation and Closure Procedures, on National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska
Joint Resolution Passed - Senate (52 - 47)
Nay
2/17/17 PN 44 Nomination of Scott Pruitt to be Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency
Nomination Confirmed - Senate (52 - 46)
Yea
2/16/17 PN 44 Nomination of Scott Pruitt to be Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency
Cloture Invoked - Senate (54 - 46)
Yea
2/15/17 H J Res 40 Providing for congressional disapproval of the rule submitted by the Social Security Administration relating to Implementation of the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007
Joint Resolution Passed - Senate (57 - 43)
Yea
2/13/17 PN 26 Nomination of Steven T. Mnuchin to be Secretary of the Treasury
Nomination Confirmed - Senate
Yea
2/10/17 PN 26 Nomination of Steven T. Mnuchin to be Secretary of the Treasury
Cloture Invoked - Senate (53 - 46)
Yea
2/10/17 PN 33 Nomination of Thomas Price to be Secretary of Health and Human Services
Nomination Confirmed - Senate (52 - 47)
Nay
2/08/17 PN 30 Nomination of Jeff Sessions to be Attorney General
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)
Nay
2/07/17 PN 30 Nomination of Jeff Sessions to be Attorney General
Cloture Invoked - Senate (52 - 47)
Yea
2/07/17 PN 37 Nomination of Elisabeth Prince DeVos to be Secretary of Education
Nomination Confirmed - Senate (50 - 50)
Nay
2/02/17 H J Res 38 Disapproving the Rule Submitted by the Department of the Interior Known as the Stream Protection Rule
Joint Resolution Passed - Senate (54 - 45)
Yea
2/01/17 PN 25 Nomination of Rex W. Tillerson to be Secretary of State
Nomination Confirmed - Senate (56 - 43)
Yea
1/30/17 PN 25 Nomination of Rex W. Tillerson to be Secretary of State
Cloture Invoked - Senate (56 - 43)
Yea
1/12/17 S Con Res 3 A Concurrent Resolution Setting Forth the Congressional Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2017 and Setting Forth the Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Years 2018 Through 2026
Joint Resolution Passed - Senate (51 - 48)
Nay
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)
Yea
9/28/16 S 2040 Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act
Veto Override Passed - Senate (97 - 1)
Yea
7/07/16 S 764 Establishes Labeling Standards for Genetically Modified Foods
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (63 - 30)
Yea
7/06/16 S 2193 Kate's Law
Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (55 - 42)
Yea
6/29/16 S 2328 Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA)
Concurrence Vote Failed - Senate (68 - 30)
Did Not Vote
6/20/16 S Amdt 4720 Prohibits the Transfer of Firearms to Suspected Terrorists
Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (47 - 53)
Yea
6/20/16 S Amdt 4749 Authorizes the Attorney General to Delay Transfer of Firearms to Suspected Terrorists
Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (53 - 47)
Yea
6/20/16 S Amdt 4750 Fix Gun Checks Act of 2016
Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (44 - 56)
Nay
6/20/16 S Amdt 4751 Protecting Communities and Preserving the Second Amendment Act of 2016
Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (53 - 47)
Nay
5/24/16 H J Res 88 Disapproving the Rule Submitted by the Department of Labor Relating to the Definition of the Term "Fiduciary"
Joint Resolution Passed - Senate (56 - 41)
Nay
4/07/16 S Amdt 3483 Establishes Standards for Passenger Space on Airplanes
Amendment Rejected - Senate (42 - 54)
Yea
3/14/16 PN 1152 Nomination of John B. King to be Secretary of Education
Nomination Confirmed - Senate (49 - 40)
Yea
2/04/16 S 2012 Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015
Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (43 - 54)
Yea
1/21/16 S J Res 22 A Joint Resolution Providing for Congressional Disapproval Under Chapter 8 of Title 5, United States Code, of the Rule Submitted by the Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency Relating to the Definition of "Waters of the United States" Under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act
Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (52 - 40)
Yea
1/20/16 HR 4038 American Security Against Foreign Enemies (SAFE) Act
Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (55 - 43)
Yea
1/19/16 PN 367 Nomination of Wilhelmina Wright to Be U.S. District Judge
Nomination Confirmed - Senate (58 - 36)
Yea
1/12/16 S 2232 Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2015
Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (53 - 44)
Nay
12/18/15 HR 2029 Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016
Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (65 - 33)
Nay

Executive Actions

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
7/19/10 HB 201 Filling Senate Seat Vacancy Signed - Executive
Sign
4/07/10 SB 169 Relating to Economic Development Authority Loans' Criteria Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/07/10 HB 4652 School Calendar Committees Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/06/10 HB 4557 Reviewing all of the Department of Health and Human Resources Requests for Proposals Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/06/10 SB 515 Relating to Firearms' Purchases and Licensing Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/02/10 HB 4521 Sales Tax Holiday for Purchases of Guns Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/02/10 SB 597 Ultrasound Form Requirement Prior To Abortion Signed - Executive
Sign
4/02/10 HB 3110 Natural Resources Police Officers Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/01/10 HB 4647 Campaign Finance Law Amendments Signed - Executive
Sign
4/01/10 SB 122 Concerning Mental Health Treatment Vetoed - Executive
Veto
3/30/10 HB 4281 Replacing References to "Mental Retardation" Vetoed - Executive
Veto
3/25/10 SB 651 Regarding State Permits and Bids Vetoed - Executive
Veto
3/25/10 SB 507 Concerning Mine Safety Tax Credit Vetoed - Executive
Veto
3/25/10 SB 42 Revising Municipal Economic Opportunity Development District Act Vetoed - Executive
Veto
3/24/10 HB 4397 Plan to Increase the Number of State Troopers Vetoed - Executive
Veto
3/23/10 HB 4130 Supreme Court of Appeals Public Campaign Financing Pilot Program Signed - Executive
Sign
11/20/09 SB 4004 Gasoline Tax Amendments Signed - Executive
Sign
6/17/09 HB 105 Liquor License Bidding Signed - Executive
Sign
6/17/09 HB 102 Racetrack Table Games Signed - Executive
Sign
6/17/09 HB 103 Alternative and Renewable Energy Signed - Executive
Sign
6/05/09 HB 2010 2009-2010 Budget Signed - Executive
Line Item Veto
5/12/09 HB 2926 Relating to Elections of County Commissioners Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/12/09 SB 695 Relating to Payment for Unused Sick Leave Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/12/09 SB 528 Relating to Certain Fees Collected by Clerks of the County Commission Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/11/09 SB 246 Temporary Unemployment Compensation Tax Increase for Employers Signed - Executive
Sign
5/11/09 SB 373 PROMISE Scholarship Amendments Signed - Executive
Sign
5/11/09 HB 3170 Relating to Guardianships and Conservatorships Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/08/09 HB 2920 Changes in the Punishments for Certain Crimes Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/08/09 SB 507 Relating to Powers and Duties of the West Virginia Clean Coal Technology Council Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/08/09 SB 239 Authorizing Certain Counties and Municipalities to Approve Metro Government by a Majority Vote Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/08/09 HB 2701 Relating to an Escape of any Person from the Custody of the Division of Juvenile Services as Either a Misdemeanor or a Felony Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/08/09 HB 3120 Amendments Related to Prosecuting Attorneys Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/08/09 HB 2423 Relating to the Board of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Technology Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/07/09 SB 672 Mental Health Law Amendments Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/07/09 HB 3197 Authorizing Appointment of Special Litter Prevention Officers Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/07/09 SB 484 Ad Valorem Property Tax Amendments Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/07/09 SB 715 Relating to the Protection of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed and Nutrient Reductions Projects Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/07/09 SB 414 Creation of the Governor's Office of Health Enhancement and Lifestyle Planning Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/06/09 HB 2771 Relating to the Prohibition on Drugs and Alcohol in the Workplace Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/04/09 HB 3288 Group Accident and Sickness Insurance Requirements for Mental Illness Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/04/09 SB 501 Prohibiting the Euthanizing of Animals by Means of a Gas Chamber Vetoed - Executive
Veto
5/04/09 HB 3194 Criminal Penalty for Filing False Information Regarding a Limited Liability Company with the Secretary of State Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/30/09 HB 2719 Increase in Maximum Alcohol Level for Beer Signed - Executive
Sign
7/14/08 HB 219 Nonbroadcast Political Advertisements Signed - Executive
Sign
4/01/08 HB 4407 Required equipment for school buses Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/01/08 HB 4023 Linking Driving Privileges with Student Performance Signed - Executive
Sign
4/01/08 HB 4307 Pertaining to greyhound racing Vetoed - Executive
Veto
3/31/08 SB 696 Relating to the method of appraising certain affordable multifamily rental housing property for ad valorem property tax purposes Vetoed - Executive
Veto
3/31/08 SB 638 Pertaining to the receipt and transfer of catalytic converters Vetoed - Executive
Veto
3/28/08 SB 242 Pertaining to driver's license suspensions Vetoed - Executive
Veto
3/28/08 HB 4010 Library board of director term of office Vetoed - Executive
Veto
3/28/08 SB 207 Deputy Sheriff Retirement System Act changes Vetoed - Executive
Veto
3/28/08 HB 4554 Pertaining to to competency testing for service personnel and testing schedules for school bus operators Vetoed - Executive
Veto
3/28/08 SB 606 Relating to requiring county boards filling summer school program positions to give employment preference to professional educators who are regularly employed on a full-time basis Vetoed - Executive
Veto
3/28/08 SB 373 Reclassification of Streams Signed - Executive
Sign
3/28/08 SB 227 State Teachers' Retirement System changes Vetoed - Executive
Veto
3/21/08 SB 150 2008-2009 Budget Signed - Executive
Line Item Veto
3/20/08 SB 477 Pertaining to compensation of conservation officers Vetoed - Executive
Veto
3/20/08 SB 337 Amending the 1931 Code of West Virginia to change language related to the Clerk of the Supreme Court of Appeals Vetoed - Executive
Veto
3/14/08 HB 4016 West Virginia Personal Income Tax Act changes Vetoed - Executive
Veto
3/14/08 HB 4017 West Virginia Corporation Net Income Tax Act changes Vetoed - Executive
Veto
3/13/08 SB 736 Relating to the appointment of guardians and conservators for and the sale of real estate to persons under legal disability Vetoed - Executive
Veto
3/12/08 HB 4420 Pertaining to corporate net income taxes on certain real estate investment trusts and regulated investment companies Vetoed - Executive
Veto
3/10/08 HB 4076 Legislative Pay Raise Signed - Executive
Sign
4/04/07 SB 400 Appointing additional circuit court judges Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/04/07 SB 413 Relating to hearings before magistrates involving seizing abandoned, neglected or cruelly treated animals Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/04/07 SB 183 Providing Board of Banking and Financial Institutions authority to approve acquisitions of out-of-state banks Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/04/07 SB 748 Creating Electronic Telecommunication Open Infrastructure Act Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/04/07 HB 2558 Relating to donation and transfer of surplus personal computers and other information systems, technology and equipment for educational purposes Vetoed - Executive
Veto
4/04/07 Com Sub for Com Sub SB 337 Greenhouse Gas Inventory Signed - Executive
Sign
4/03/07 HB 2787 Creation of the Address Confidentiality Program Vetoed - Executive
Veto
3/28/07 SB 641 Defining term "PSC motor carrier inspectors and enforcement officers" for criminal provisions purposes Vetoed - Executive
Veto
3/28/07 SB 738 Requiring legislative approval of proposed new or revised existing toll by Parkways Authority Vetoed - Executive
Veto
3/23/07 HB 2027 Allowing awards under the crime victims compensation program to be made to victims of identity theft Vetoed - Executive
Veto
3/21/07 Com Sub HB 2718 Racetrack Table Games Signed - Executive
Sign
3/21/07 HB 2748 Relating to the receipt and transfer of scrap metal Vetoed - Executive
Veto
3/14/07 SB 148 Providing breast feeding not considered public indecency Vetoed - Executive
Veto

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