The votes on HR 2560: Cut, Cap, and Balance Act of 2011

Rating 3.00 out of 5

With the debt ceiling looming over the head of the nation, last night the House of Representatives to a step toward resolving the issue. Not only in addressing the immediate problem of the debt ceiling, but taking steps for the first time to lower the national debt and to reign in Government spending.

There is no question that the Bill has problems, notably the requirement to balance the budget – which both Democrats and Republicans are remiss to do. But it is an action that thakes the matter seriously, and places a brake on the true addition of Government, spending money it does not have.

The total vote was – 234 Aye, 190 Nay, 8 choose not to vote at all. The bill passed as it only needed a majoity to pass.

The following is the exact votes of every memeber of the House of Representatives, listed by State and district (emphasis placed on my own representative – Rep. Maurice Hinchey):

 

 

Alabama
Aye AL-1 Bonner, Jo [R]
Aye AL-2 Roby, Martha [R]
Aye AL-3 Rogers, Michael [R]
Aye AL-4 Aderholt, Robert [R]
Aye AL-5 Brooks, Mo [R]
Aye AL-6 Bachus, Spencer [R]
No AL-7 Sewell, Terri [D]
Alaska
Not Voting AK-0 Young, Donald [R]
Arizona
Aye AZ-1 Gosar, Paul [R]
Aye AZ-2 Franks, Trent [R]
Aye AZ-3 Quayle, Ben [R]
No AZ-4 Pastor, Edward [D]
Aye AZ-5 Schweikert, David [R]
Aye AZ-6 Flake, Jeff [R]
No AZ-7 Grijalva, Raul [D]
Not Voting AZ-8 Giffords, Gabrielle [D]
Arkansas
Aye AR-1 Crawford, Rick [R]
Aye AR-2 Griffin, Tim [R]
Aye AR-3 Womack, Steve [R]
No AR-4 Ross, Mike [D]
California
No CA-1 Thompson, C. [D]
Aye CA-2 Herger, Walter [R]
Aye CA-3 Lungren, Daniel [R]
Aye CA-4 McClintock, Tom [R]
No CA-5 Matsui, Doris [D]
No CA-6 Woolsey, Lynn [D]
No CA-7 Miller, George [D]
No CA-8 Pelosi, Nancy [D]
No CA-9 Lee, Barbara [D]
No CA-10 Garamendi, John [D]
No CA-11 McNerney, Jerry [D]
No CA-12 Speier, Jackie [D]
No CA-13 Stark, Fortney [D]
No CA-14 Eshoo, Anna [D]
No CA-15 Honda, Michael [D]
No CA-16 Lofgren, Zoe [D]
No CA-17 Farr, Sam [D]
No CA-18 Cardoza, Dennis [D]
Aye CA-19 Denham, Jeff [R]
No CA-20 Costa, Jim [D]
Aye CA-21 Nunes, Devin [R]
Aye CA-22 McCarthy, Kevin [R]
No CA-23 Capps, Lois [D]
Aye CA-24 Gallegly, Elton [R]
Aye CA-25 McKeon, Howard [R]
Aye CA-26 Dreier, David [R]
No CA-27 Sherman, Brad [D]
No CA-28 Berman, Howard [D]
No CA-29 Schiff, Adam [D]
No CA-30 Waxman, Henry [D]
No CA-31 Becerra, Xavier [D]
No CA-32 Chu, Judy [D]
No CA-33 Bass, Karen [D]
No CA-34 Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D]
No CA-35 Waters, Maxine [D]
No CA-37 Richardson, Laura [D]
No CA-38 Napolitano, Grace [D]
No CA-39 Sanchez, Linda [D]
Aye CA-40 Royce, Edward [R]
Aye CA-41 Lewis, Jerry [R]
Aye CA-42 Miller, Gary [R]
No CA-43 Baca, Joe [D]
Aye CA-44 Calvert, Ken [R]
Aye CA-45 Bono Mack, Mary [R]
No CA-46 Rohrabacher, Dana [R]
No CA-47 Sanchez, Loretta [D]
Aye CA-48 Campbell, John [R]
Aye CA-49 Issa, Darrell [R]
Aye CA-50 Bilbray, Brian [R]
No CA-51 Filner, Bob [D]
Aye CA-52 Hunter, Duncan [R]
No CA-53 Davis, Susan [D]
Colorado
No CO-1 DeGette, Diana [D]
No CO-2 Polis, Jared [D]
Aye CO-3 Tipton, Scott [R]
Aye CO-4 Gardner, Cory [R]
Aye CO-5 Lamborn, Doug [R]
Aye CO-6 Coffman, Mike [R]
No CO-7 Perlmutter, Ed [D]
Connecticut
No CT-1 Larson, John [D]
No CT-2 Courtney, Joe [D]
No CT-3 DeLauro, Rosa [D]
No CT-4 Himes, James [D]
No CT-5 Murphy, Christopher [D]
Delaware
No DE-0 Carney, John [D]
Florida
Aye FL-1 Miller, Jeff [R]
Aye FL-2 Southerland, Steve [R]
No FL-3 Brown, Corrine [D]
Aye FL-4 Crenshaw, Ander [R]
Aye FL-5 Nugent, Richard [R]
Aye FL-6 Stearns, Clifford [R]
Aye FL-7 Mica, John [R]
Aye FL-8 Webster, Daniel [R]
Aye FL-9 Bilirakis, Gus [R]
Aye FL-10 Young, C. W. [R]
Not Voting FL-11 Castor, Kathy [D]
Aye FL-12 Ross, Dennis [R]
Aye FL-13 Buchanan, Vern [R]
No FL-14 Mack, Connie [R]
Aye FL-15 Posey, Bill [R]
Aye FL-16 Rooney, Thomas [R]
No FL-17 Wilson, Frederica [D]
Aye FL-18 Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R]
No FL-19 Deutch, Ted [D]
No FL-20 Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D]
Aye FL-21 Diaz-Balart, Mario [R]
Aye FL-22 West, Allen [R]
No FL-23 Hastings, Alcee [D]
Aye FL-24 Adams, Sandy [R]
Aye FL-25 Rivera, David [R]
Georgia
Aye GA-1 Kingston, Jack [R]
No GA-2 Bishop, Sanford [D]
Aye GA-3 Westmoreland, Lynn [R]
No GA-4 Johnson, Henry [D]
No GA-5 Lewis, John [D]
Aye GA-6 Price, Tom [R]
Aye GA-7 Woodall, Rob [R]
Aye GA-8 Scott, Austin [R]
Aye GA-9 Graves, Tom [R]
No GA-10 Broun, Paul [R]
Aye GA-11 Gingrey, John [R]
No GA-12 Barrow, John [D]
No GA-13 Scott, David [D]
Hawaii
No HI-1 Hanabusa, Colleen [D]
No HI-2 Hirono, Mazie [D]
Idaho
Aye ID-1 Labrador, Raúl [R]
Aye ID-2 Simpson, Michael [R]
Illinois
No IL-1 Rush, Bobby [D]
No IL-2 Jackson, Jesse [D]
No IL-3 Lipinski, Daniel [D]
No IL-4 Gutierrez, Luis [D]
No IL-5 Quigley, Mike [D]
Aye IL-6 Roskam, Peter [R]
No IL-7 Davis, Danny [D]
Aye IL-8 Walsh, Joe [R]
No IL-9 Schakowsky, Janice [D]
Aye IL-10 Dold, Bob [R]
Aye IL-11 Kinzinger, Adam [R]
No IL-12 Costello, Jerry [D]
Aye IL-13 Biggert, Judy [R]
Aye IL-14 Hultgren, Randy [R]
Aye IL-15 Johnson, Timothy [R]
Aye IL-16 Manzullo, Donald [R]
Aye IL-17 Schilling, Robert [R]
Aye IL-18 Schock, Aaron [R]
Aye IL-19 Shimkus, John [R]
Indiana
No IN-1 Visclosky, Peter [D]
No IN-2 Donnelly, Joe [D]
Aye IN-3 Stutzman, Marlin [R]
Aye IN-4 Rokita, Todd [R]
Aye IN-5 Burton, Dan [R]
Aye IN-6 Pence, Mike [R]
No IN-7 Carson, André [D]
Aye IN-8 Bucshon, Larry [R]
Aye IN-9 Young, Todd [R]
Iowa
No IA-1 Braley, Bruce [D]
No IA-2 Loebsack, David [D]
No IA-3 Boswell, Leonard [D]
Aye IA-4 Latham, Thomas [R]
Aye IA-5 King, Steve [R]
Kansas
Aye KS-1 Huelskamp, Tim [R]
Aye KS-2 Jenkins, Lynn [R]
Aye KS-3 Yoder, Kevin [R]
Aye KS-4 Pompeo, Mike [R]
Kentucky
Aye KY-1 Whitfield, Edward [R]
Aye KY-2 Guthrie, Brett [R]
No KY-3 Yarmuth, John [D]
Aye KY-4 Davis, Geoff [R]
Aye KY-5 Rogers, Harold [R]
No KY-6 Chandler, Ben [D]
Louisiana
Aye LA-1 Scalise, Steve [R]
No LA-2 Richmond, Cedric [D]
Aye LA-3 Landry, Jeff [R]
Aye LA-4 Fleming, John [R]
Aye LA-5 Alexander, Rodney [R]
Aye LA-6 Cassidy, Bill [R]
Aye LA-7 Boustany, Charles [R]
Maine
No ME-1 Pingree, Chellie [D]
No ME-2 Michaud, Michael [D]
Maryland
Aye MD-1 Harris, Andy [R]
No MD-2 Ruppersberger, C.A. [D]
No MD-3 Sarbanes, John [D]
No MD-4 Edwards, Donna [D]
No MD-5 Hoyer, Steny [D]
Aye MD-6 Bartlett, Roscoe [R]
No MD-7 Cummings, Elijah [D]
No MD-8 Van Hollen, Christopher [D]
Massachusetts
No MA-1 Olver, John [D]
No MA-2 Neal, Richard [D]
No MA-3 McGovern, James [D]
No MA-4 Frank, Barney [D]
No MA-5 Tsongas, Niki [D]
No MA-6 Tierney, John [D]
No MA-7 Markey, Edward [D]
Not Voting MA-8 Capuano, Michael [D]
No MA-9 Lynch, Stephen [D]
No MA-10 Keating, William [D]
Michigan
Aye MI-1 Benishek, Dan [R]
Aye MI-2 Huizenga, Bill [R]
Aye MI-3 Amash, Justin [R]
Aye MI-4 Camp, David [R]
No MI-5 Kildee, Dale [D]
Aye MI-6 Upton, Frederick [R]
Aye MI-7 Walberg, Timothy [R]
Aye MI-8 Rogers, Michael [R]
No MI-9 Peters, Gary [D]
Aye MI-10 Miller, Candice [R]
Aye MI-11 McCotter, Thaddeus [R]
No MI-12 Levin, Sander [D]
No MI-13 Clarke, Hansen [D]
No MI-14 Conyers, John [D]
No MI-15 Dingell, John [D]
Minnesota
No MN-1 Walz, Timothy [D]
Aye MN-2 Kline, John [R]
Aye MN-3 Paulsen, Erik [R]
No MN-4 McCollum, Betty [D]
Not Voting MN-5 Ellison, Keith [D]
No MN-6 Bachmann, Michele [R]
No MN-7 Peterson, Collin [D]
Aye MN-8 Cravaack, Chip [R]
Mississippi
Aye MS-1 Nunnelee, Alan [R]
No MS-2 Thompson, Bennie [D]
Aye MS-3 Harper, Gregg [R]
Aye MS-4 Palazzo, Steven [R]
Missouri
No MO-1 Clay, William [D]
Aye MO-2 Akin, W. [R]
No MO-3 Carnahan, Russ [D]
Aye MO-4 Hartzler, Vicky [R]
No MO-5 Cleaver, Emanuel [D]
Aye MO-6 Graves, Samuel [R]
Aye MO-7 Long, Billy [R]
Aye MO-8 Emerson, Jo Ann [R]
Aye MO-9 Luetkemeyer, Blaine [R]
Montana
Aye MT-0 Rehberg, Dennis [R]
Nebraska
Aye NE-1 Fortenberry, Jeffrey [R]
Aye NE-2 Terry, Lee [R]
Aye NE-3 Smith, Adrian [R]
Nevada
No NV-1 Berkley, Shelley [D]
Aye NV-3 Heck, Joe [R]
New Hampshire
Aye NH-1 Guinta, Frank [R]
Aye NH-2 Bass, Charles [R]
New Jersey
No NJ-1 Andrews, Robert [D]
Aye NJ-2 LoBiondo, Frank [R]
Aye NJ-3 Runyan, Jon [R]
Aye NJ-4 Smith, Christopher [R]
Aye NJ-5 Garrett, Scott [R]
No NJ-6 Pallone, Frank [D]
Aye NJ-7 Lance, Leonard [R]
No NJ-8 Pascrell, William [D]
No NJ-9 Rothman, Steven [D]
No NJ-10 Payne, Donald [D]
Aye NJ-11 Frelinghuysen, Rodney [R]
No NJ-12 Holt, Rush [D]
No NJ-13 Sires, Albio [D]
New Mexico
No NM-1 Heinrich, Martin [D]
Aye NM-2 Pearce, Steven [R]
No NM-3 Lujan, Ben [D]
New York
No NY-1 Bishop, Timothy [D]
No NY-2 Israel, Steve [D]
Aye NY-3 King, Peter [R]
No NY-4 McCarthy, Carolyn [D]
No NY-5 Ackerman, Gary [D]
No NY-6 Meeks, Gregory [D]
No NY-7 Crowley, Joseph [D]
No NY-8 Nadler, Jerrold [D]
No NY-10 Towns, Edolphus [D]
No NY-11 Clarke, Yvette [D]
No NY-12 Velazquez, Nydia [D]
Aye NY-13 Grimm, Michael [R]
No NY-14 Maloney, Carolyn [D]
No NY-15 Rangel, Charles [D]
No NY-16 Serrano, José [D]
Not Voting NY-17 Engel, Eliot [D]
No NY-18 Lowey, Nita [D]
Aye NY-19 Hayworth, Nan [R]
Aye NY-20 Gibson, Chris [R]
No NY-21 Tonko, Paul [D]
Not Voting NY-22 Hinchey, Maurice [D]
No NY-23 Owens, William [D]
Aye NY-24 Hanna, Richard [R]
Aye NY-25 Buerkle, Ann Marie [R]
No NY-26 Hochul, Kathleen [D]
No NY-27 Higgins, Brian [D]
No NY-28 Slaughter, Louise [D]
Aye NY-29 Reed, Tom [R]
North Carolina
No NC-1 Butterfield, George [D]
Aye NC-2 Ellmers, Renee [R]
No NC-3 Jones, Walter [R]
No NC-4 Price, David [D]
Aye NC-5 Foxx, Virginia [R]
Aye NC-6 Coble, Howard [R]
Aye NC-7 McIntyre, Mike [D]
No NC-8 Kissell, Larry [D]
Aye NC-9 Myrick, Sue [R]
Aye NC-10 McHenry, Patrick [R]
Aye NC-11 Shuler, Heath [D]
No NC-12 Watt, Melvin [D]
No NC-13 Miller, R. [D]
North Dakota
Aye ND-0 Berg, Rick [R]
Ohio
Aye OH-1 Chabot, Steven [R]
Aye OH-2 Schmidt, Jean [R]
Aye OH-3 Turner, Michael [R]
Aye OH-4 Jordan, Jim [R]
Aye OH-5 Latta, Robert [R]
Aye OH-6 Johnson, Bill [R]
Aye OH-7 Austria, Steve [R]
No OH-9 Kaptur, Marcy [D]
No OH-10 Kucinich, Dennis [D]
No OH-11 Fudge, Marcia [D]
Aye OH-12 Tiberi, Patrick [R]
No OH-13 Sutton, Betty [D]
Aye OH-14 LaTourette, Steven [R]
Aye OH-15 Stivers, Steve [R]
Aye OH-16 Renacci, Jim [R]
No OH-17 Ryan, Timothy [D]
Aye OH-18 Gibbs, Bob [R]
Oklahoma
Aye OK-1 Sullivan, John [R]
Aye OK-2 Boren, Dan [D]
Aye OK-3 Lucas, Frank [R]
Aye OK-4 Cole, Tom [R]
Aye OK-5 Lankford, James [R]
Oregon
No OR-1 Wu, David [D]
Aye OR-2 Walden, Greg [R]
Not Voting OR-3 Blumenauer, Earl [D]
No OR-4 DeFazio, Peter [D]
No OR-5 Schrader, Kurt [D]
Pennsylvania
No PA-1 Brady, Robert [D]
No PA-2 Fattah, Chaka [D]
Aye PA-3 Kelly, Mike [R]
No PA-4 Altmire, Jason [D]
Aye PA-5 Thompson, Glenn [R]
Aye PA-6 Gerlach, Jim [R]
Aye PA-7 Meehan, Patrick [R]
Aye PA-8 Fitzpatrick, Michael [R]
Aye PA-9 Shuster, William [R]
Aye PA-10 Marino, Thomas [R]
Aye PA-11 Barletta, Lou [R]
No PA-12 Critz, Mark [D]
No PA-13 Schwartz, Allyson [D]
No PA-14 Doyle, Michael [D]
Aye PA-15 Dent, Charles [R]
Aye PA-16 Pitts, Joseph [R]
No PA-17 Holden, Tim [D]
Aye PA-18 Murphy, Tim [R]
Aye PA-19 Platts, Todd [R]
Rhode Island
No RI-1 Cicilline, David [D]
No RI-2 Langevin, James [D]
South Carolina
Aye SC-1 Scott, Tim [R]
Aye SC-2 Wilson, Addison [R]
Aye SC-3 Duncan, Jeff [R]
Aye SC-4 Gowdy, Trey [R]
Aye SC-5 Mulvaney, Mick [R]
No SC-6 Clyburn, James [D]
South Dakota
Aye SD-0 Noem, Kristi [R]
Tennessee
Aye TN-1 Roe, Phil [R]
Aye TN-2 Duncan, John [R]
Aye TN-3 Fleischmann, Chuck [R]
No TN-4 DesJarlais, Scott [R]
Aye TN-5 Cooper, Jim [D]
Aye TN-6 Black, Diane [R]
Aye TN-7 Blackburn, Marsha [R]
Aye TN-8 Fincher, Stephen [R]
No TN-9 Cohen, Steve [D]
Texas
Aye TX-1 Gohmert, Louis [R]
Aye TX-2 Poe, Ted [R]
Aye TX-3 Johnson, Samuel [R]
Aye TX-4 Hall, Ralph [R]
Aye TX-5 Hensarling, Jeb [R]
Aye TX-6 Barton, Joe [R]
Aye TX-7 Culberson, John [R]
Aye TX-8 Brady, Kevin [R]
No TX-9 Green, Al [D]
Aye TX-10 McCaul, Michael [R]
Aye TX-11 Conaway, K. [R]
Aye TX-12 Granger, Kay [R]
Aye TX-13 Thornberry, William [R]
No TX-14 Paul, Ronald [R]
No TX-15 Hinojosa, Rubén [D]
No TX-16 Reyes, Silvestre [D]
Aye TX-17 Flores, Bill [R]
No TX-18 Jackson-Lee, Sheila [D]
Aye TX-19 Neugebauer, Randy [R]
No TX-20 Gonzalez, Charles [D]
Aye TX-21 Smith, Lamar [R]
Aye TX-22 Olson, Pete [R]
No TX-23 Canseco, Francisco [R]
Aye TX-24 Marchant, Kenny [R]
No TX-25 Doggett, Lloyd [D]
Aye TX-26 Burgess, Michael [R]
Aye TX-27 Farenthold, Blake [R]
No TX-28 Cuellar, Henry [D]
No TX-29 Green, Raymond [D]
No TX-30 Johnson, Eddie [D]
Aye TX-31 Carter, John [R]
Aye TX-32 Sessions, Peter [R]
Utah
Aye UT-1 Bishop, Rob [R]
Aye UT-2 Matheson, Jim [D]
Aye UT-3 Chaffetz, Jason [R]
Vermont
No VT-0 Welch, Peter [D]
Virginia
Aye VA-1 Wittman, Rob [R]
Aye VA-2 Rigell, E. [R]
No VA-3 Scott, Robert [D]
Aye VA-4 Forbes, J. [R]
Aye VA-5 Hurt, Robert [R]
Aye VA-6 Goodlatte, Robert [R]
Aye VA-7 Cantor, Eric [R]
No VA-8 Moran, James [D]
No VA-9 Griffith, H. [R]
Aye VA-10 Wolf, Frank [R]
No VA-11 Connolly, Gerald [D]
Washington
No WA-1 Inslee, Jay [D]
No WA-2 Larsen, Rick [D]
Aye WA-3 Herrera Beutler, Jaime [R]
Aye WA-4 Hastings, Doc [R]
Aye WA-5 McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [R]
No WA-6 Dicks, Norman [D]
No WA-7 McDermott, James [D]
Aye WA-8 Reichert, Dave [R]
No WA-9 Smith, Adam [D]
West Virginia
Aye WV-1 McKinley, David [R]
Aye WV-2 Capito, Shelley [R]
No WV-3 Rahall, Nick [D]
Wisconsin
Aye WI-1 Ryan, Paul [R]
No WI-2 Baldwin, Tammy [D]
No WI-3 Kind, Ronald [D]
No WI-4 Moore, Gwen [D]
Aye WI-5 Sensenbrenner, F. [R]
Aye WI-6 Petri, Thomas [R]
Aye WI-7 Duffy, Sean [R]
Aye WI-8 Ribble, Reid [R]
Wyoming
Aye WY-0 Lummis, Cynthia [R]
Unknown Voters
No   Unknown Person


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