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Bush's resolution for war on Iraq: How the reps voted

Congress passed Bush's resolution for war on Iraq. It was passed 296-133 in the House and 77-23 in the Senate.
Here are the votes of the Northwest delegation:

Oregon Senators:
Sen. Ron Wyden (D): No
Sen. Gordon Smith (R): Yes

Washington Senators:
Sen. Patty Murray (D): No
Sen. Maria Cantwell (D): Yes

Oregon Representatives:
Rep. Peter DeFazio (D): No
Rep. Darlene Hooley (D): No
Rep. David Wu (D): No
Rep. Greg Walden (R): Yes
Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D): No

Washington Representatives:
Rep. Brian Baird (D): No
Rep. Adam Smith (D): Yes
Rep. Norm Dicks (D): Yes
Rep. Jay Inslee (D): No
Rep. Rick Larsen (D): No
Rep. Jim McDermott (D): No
Rep. Jennifer Dunn (R): Yes
Rep. Richard "Doc" Hastings (R): Yes
Rep. George Nethercutt (R): Yes

Come to the PPRC Friday Rally today at 5:00 PM to send a message to the Bush Administration that the people do not want war with Iraq!

PPRC Rally
5:00 PM
Pioneer Courthouse Square, SW Corner
national results 11.Oct.2002 10:18


Senate Roll Call for Iraq Vote (english)

The 77-23 roll call by which the Senate voted Friday to authorize President Bush (news - web sites) to use military force, if necessary, to disarm Iraq.

Senate Roll Call for Iraq Vote
Fri Oct 11, 1:34 AM ET

By The Associated Press

The 77-23 roll call by which the Senate voted Friday to authorize President Bush (news - web sites) to use military force, if necessary, to disarm Iraq.

On this vote, a "yes" vote was a vote to pass the resolution and a "no" vote was a vote to defeat it.

Voting "yes" were 29 Democrats and 48 Republicans.

Voting "no" were 21 Democrats, one Republican and one independent.

Democrats Yes

Baucus, Mont.; Bayh, Ind.; Biden, Del.; Breaux, La.; Cantwell, Wash.; Carnahan, Mo.; Carper, Del.; Cleland, Ga.; Clinton, N.Y.; Daschle, S.D.; Dodd, Conn.; Dorgan, N.D.; Edwards, N.C.; Feinstein, Calif.; Harkin, Iowa; Hollings, S.C.; Johnson, S.D.; Kerry, Mass.; Kohl, Wis.; Landrieu, La.; Lieberman, Conn.; Lincoln, Ark.; Miller, Ga.; Nelson, Fla.; Nelson, Neb.; Reid, Nev.; Rockefeller, W.Va.; Schumer, N.Y.; Torricelli, N.J.

Democrats No

Akaka, Hawaii; Bingaman, N.M.; Boxer, Calif; Byrd, W.Va.; Conrad, N.D.; Corzine, N.J.; Dayton, Minn.; Durbin, Ill.; Feingold, Wis; Graham, Fla.; Inouye, Hawaii; Kennedy, Mass.; Leahy, Vt.; Levin, Mich.; Mikulski, Md.; Murray, Wash.; Reed, R.I.; Sarbanes, Md.; Stabenow, Mich.; Wellstone, Minn.; Wyden, Ore.

Republicans Yes

Allard, Colo.; Allen, Va.; Bennett, Utah; Bond, Mo.; Brownback, Kan.; Bunning, Ky.; Burns, Mont.; Campbell, Colo.; Cochran, Miss.; Collins, Maine; Craig, Idaho; Crapo, Idaho; DeWine, Ohio; Domenici, N.M.; Ensign, Nev.; Enzi, Wyo.; Fitzgerald, Ill.; Frist, Tenn.; Gramm, Texas; Grassley, Iowa; Gregg, N.H.; Hagel, Neb.; Hatch, Utah; Helms, N.C.; Hutchinson, Ark.; Hutchison, Texas; Inhofe, Okla.; Kyl, Ariz.; Lott, Miss.; Lugar, Ind.; McCain, Ariz.; McConnell, Ky.; Murkowski, Alaska; Nickles, Okla.; Roberts, Kan.; Santorum, Pa.; Sessions, Ala.; Shelby, Ala.; Smith, N.H.; Smith, Ore.; Snowe, Maine; Specter, Pa.; Stevens, Alaska; Thomas, Wyo.; Thompson, Tenn.; Thurmond, S.C.; Voinovich, Ohio; Warner, Va.

Republicans No

Chafee, R.I.;

Others No

Jeffords, Vt.

thanks for posting this! 11.Oct.2002 13:08


I think we can be proud of our Oregon Democrats on this one (and on civil liberties votes in general). Looks like our state stands united against the war.

Is there a listing on the fillibuster vote, which seems to have had a couple more people not oppose it?