TO PASS H.R. 16027.

Date:

Aug 7, 1974

Number:

Senate Vote #933
93rd Congress

Result:

unknown

Source:

Professor Keith Poole

Totals     Democrat     Republican     Independent     Conservative     Unknown
  Yea 69
 
 
 
 
 
68%
42 26 0 0 1
  Nay 18
 
 
 
 
 
18%
8 8 1 1 0
Not Voting 14
 
 
 
 
 
14%
6 8 0 0 0
Required: unknown

Vote Details

Notes: “Aye” or “Yea”?

“Aye” and “Yea” mean the same thing, and so do “No” and “Nay”. Congress uses different words in different sorts of votes.

The U.S. Constitution says that bills should be decided on by the “yeas and nays” (Article I, Section 7). Congress takes this literally and uses “yea” and “nay” when voting on the final passage of bills.

All Senate votes use these words. But the House of Representatives uses “Aye” and “No” in other sorts of votes.