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TO ELECT JIM WRIGHT OF TEXAS AS SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. Y=JIM WRIGHT (D,TX) N=ROBERT H. MICHEL (R,IL).

Totals

All Votes D R
Yea 58%
 
 
250
250
 
0
 
Nay 40%
 
 
170
0
 
170
 
Present 0%
 
 
2
1
 
1
 
Not Voting 2%
 
 
7
4
 
3
 

unknown. unknown Required. Jan 3, 1989 . Source: VoteView.com.

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