On the Amendment (Graham Amdt. No. 4170 as Modified )

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March 13, 2008 Roll call number 43 in the Senate
Question On the Amendment (Graham Amdt. No. 4170 as Modified )
Bill: S.Con.Res. 70: Budget resolution FY2009
Amendment: S.Amdt 4170
Amendment purpose: To protect families, family farms and small businesses by extending the income tax rate structure, raising the death tax exemption to $5 million and reducing the maximum death tax rate to no more than 35%; to keep education affordable by extending the college tuition deduction; and to protect senior citizens from higher taxes on their retirement income, maintain U.S. financial market competitiveness, and promote economic growth by extending the lower tax rates on dividends and capital gains.
Vote Total Democrat Republican
Ayes 47 1 46
Nays 52 48 2
Present 0 0 0
Not Voting 1 1 0
One half 'Ayes' required for passage.
Result: Amendment Rejected

Votes by Senator

NameVoted
Sen. Daniel Kahikina Akaka [D-HI] Nay
Sen. Lamar Alexander [R-TN] Aye
Sen. Wayne A. Allard [R-CO] Aye
Sen. John A. Barrasso [R-WY] Aye
Sen. Max S. Baucus [D-MT] Nay
Sen. Evan Bayh [D-IN] Nay
Sen. Robert F. Bennett [R-UT] Aye
Sen. Joseph R. Biden [D-DE] Nay
Sen. Jeff Bingaman [D-NM] Nay
Sen. Christopher S. Bond [R-MO] Aye
Sen. Barbara Boxer [D-CA] Nay
Sen. Sherrod Brown [D-OH] Nay
Sen. Samuel D. Brownback [R-KS] Aye
Sen. Jim Bunning [R-KY] Aye
Sen. Richard M. Burr [R-NC] Aye
Sen. Robert C. Byrd [D-WV] Nay
Sen. Maria Cantwell [D-WA] Nay
Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin [D-MD] Nay
Sen. Thomas Richard Carper [D-DE] Nay
Sen. Robert P. Casey [D-PA] Nay
Sen. Saxby Chambliss [R-GA] Aye
Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton [D-NY] Nay
Sen. Thomas A. Coburn [R-OK] Aye
Sen. Thad Cochran [R-MS] Aye
Sen. Norm Coleman [R-MN] Aye
Sen. Susan M. Collins [R-ME] Aye
Sen. Kent Kent Conrad [D-ND] Nay
Sen. Bob Corker [R-TN] Aye
Sen. John Cornyn [R-TX] Aye
Sen. Larry E. Craig [R-ID] Aye
Sen. Michael D. Crapo [R-ID] Aye
Sen. Jim W. DeMint [R-SC] Aye
Sen. Christopher J. Dodd [D-CT] Nay
Sen. Elizabeth H. Dole [R-NC] Aye
Sen. Pete V. Domenici [R-NM] Aye
Sen. Byron L. Dorgan [D-ND] Nay
Sen. Richard J. Durbin [D-IL] Nay
Sen. John Eric Ensign [R-NV] Aye
Sen. Michael B. Enzi [R-WY] Aye
Sen. Russell D. Feingold [D-WI] Nay
Sen. Dianne Feinstein [D-CA] Nay
Sen. Lindsey O. Graham [R-SC] Aye
Sen. Charles E. Grassley [R-IA] Aye
Sen. Judd A. Gregg [R-NH] Aye
Sen. Charles T. Hagel [R-NE] Aye
Sen. Thomas Harkin [D-IA] Nay
Sen. Orrin G. Hatch [R-UT] Aye
Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison [R-TX] Aye
Sen. James M. Inhofe [R-OK] Aye
Sen. Daniel K. Inouye [D-HI] Nay
Sen. John H. Isakson [R-GA] Aye
Sen. Tim P. Johnson [D-SD] Nay
Sen. Edward M. Kennedy [D-MA] Nay
Sen. John Forbes Kerry [D-MA] Not Voting
Sen. Amy Jean Klobuchar [D-MN] Nay
Sen. Herbert H. Kohl [D-WI] Nay
Sen. Jon Kyl [R-AZ] Aye
Sen. Mary L. Landrieu [D-LA] Nay
Sen. Frank R. Lautenberg [D-NJ] Nay
Sen. Patrick J. Leahy [D-VT] Nay
Sen. Carl Levin [D-MI] Nay
Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman [I-CT] Nay
Sen. Blanche Lambert Lincoln [D-AR] Nay
Sen. Richard G. Lugar [R-IN] Aye
Sen. Mel Martinez [R-FL] Aye
Sen. John S. McCain [R-AZ] Aye
Sen. Claire McCaskill [D-MO] Nay
Sen. Mitch McConnell [R-KY] Aye
Sen. Robert Menéndez [D-NJ] Nay
Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski [D-MD] Nay
Sen. Lisa A. Murkowski [R-AK] Aye
Sen. Patty Murray [D-WA] Nay
Sen. Ben E. Nelson [D-NE] Nay
Sen. Bill Nelson [D-FL] Nay
Sen. Barack Obama [D-IL] Nay
Sen. Mark Pryor [D-AR] Nay
Sen. John F. Reed [D-RI] Nay
Sen. Harry M. Reid [D-NV] Nay
Sen. Pat Roberts [R-KS] Aye
Sen. John D. Rockefeller [D-WV] Nay
Sen. Ken Salazar [D-CO] Nay
Sen. Bernard Sanders [I-VT] Nay
Sen. Charles E. Schumer [D-NY] Nay
Sen. Jefferson B. Sessions [R-AL] Aye
Sen. Richard C. Shelby [R-AL] Aye
Sen. Gordon Harold Smith [R-OR] Aye
Sen. Olympia J. Snowe [R-ME] Nay
Sen. Arlen Specter [D-PA] Aye
Sen. Debbie Ann Stabenow [D-MI] Nay
Sen. Ted F. Stevens [R-AK] Aye
Sen. John E. Sununu [R-NH] Aye
Sen. Jon Tester [D-MT] Nay
Sen. John Thune [R-SD] Aye
Sen. David Vitter [R-LA] Aye
Sen. George V. Voinovich [R-OH] Nay
Sen. John W. Warner [R-VA] Aye
Sen. Jim Webb [D-VA] Nay
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse [D-RI] Nay
Sen. Roger F. Wicker [R-MS] Aye
Sen. Ron Wyden [D-OR] Nay

* - Voters marked "No Data" are voters that THOMAS has not associated yet.

** Because of incomplete data, party breakdown visualizations may be inaccurate by one or two votes.

Vote Result

All Senators Voting 'Not Voting'

Republicans

Independents / Third Party

Votes by Party

Republican Senators Voting 'Nay'

Olympia J. Snowe [R-ME]
George V. Voinovich [R-OH]

Democrat Senators Voting 'Aye'

Arlen Specter [D-PA]

Other Senators Voting 'Aye'