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H.R. 4889: Kelsey Smith Act

This was a vote to pass H.R. 4889 (114th) 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.

Congress
114th Congress
Date
May 23, 2016
Chamber
House
Number
#229
Question:
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended in the House
Result:
Failed

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Key: R Yea D Yea R Nay D Nay
Seat position based on our ideology score.
This is a cartogram. Each hexagon represents one congressional district.
Totals     Republican     Democrat
  Yea 229
 
 
53%
176 53
  Nay 158
 
 
36%
50 108
Not Voting 46
 
 
11%
19 27
Required: 2/3 source: house.gov

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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