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TO ELECT THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. VOTES FOR THOMAS P. O'NEILL JR., DEMOCRAT, ARE REPRESENTED BY A "YES" VOTE, AND VOTES FOR ROBERT H. MICHEL, REPUBLICAN, ARE REPRESENTED BY A "NO" VOTE. (O'NEILL WAS ELECTED).

Jan 5, 1981 .

Totals

All Votes D R I
Yea 54%
 
 
 
235
232
 
2
 
1
 
Nay 42%
 
 
 
182
0
 
182
 
0
 
Not Voting 3%
 
 
 
15
7
 
8
 
0
 

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