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H.R. 6429 (112th): STEM Jobs Act of 2012

This was a vote to pass H.R. 6429 (112th) in the House. This vote was taken under a House procedure called “suspension of the rules” which is typically used to pass non-controversial bills. Votes under suspension require a 2/3rds majority. A failed vote under suspension can be taken again.

It was not the final House vote on the bill. See the history of H.R. 6429 (112th) for further details.

Totals

All Votes R D
Yea 60%
 
 
257
227
 
30
 
Nay 37%
 
 
158
5
 
153
 
Not Voting 3%
 
 
14
7
 
7
 

Date: Sep 20, 2012

Question: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass in the House

Required: 2/3

Result: Failed

Source: house.gov

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Key: R Yea D Yea R Nay D Nay
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Vote Details

Notes: The Speaker’s Vote? “Aye” or “Yea”?
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Statistically Notable Votes

Statistically notable votes are the votes that are most surprising, or least predictable, given how other members of each voter’s party voted and other factors.

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