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Roll Call Vote 101st Congress - 1st Session


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Question: On the Nomination (Nomination - Tower )
Vote Number: 20
Vote Date: March 9, 1989, 04:04 PM
Required For Majority: 1/2
Vote Result: Nomination Rejected
Nomination Number: PN129
Nomination Description: John Goodwin Tower, of Texas, to be Secretary of Defense
Vote Counts:
YEAs47
NAYs
53

*Information compiled through Senate LIS by the Senate Bill Clerk under the direction of the Secretary of the Senate

Alphabetical by Senator Name 
Adams (D-WA), Nay
Armstrong (R-CO), Yea
Baucus (D-MT), Nay
Bentsen (D-TX), Yea
Biden (D-DE), Nay
Bingaman (D-NM), Nay
Bond (R-MO), Yea
Boren (D-OK), Nay
Boschwitz (R-MN), Yea
Bradley (D-NJ), Nay
Breaux (D-LA), Nay
Bryan (D-NV), Nay
Bumpers (D-AR), Nay
Burdick (D-ND), Nay
Burns (R-MT), Yea
Byrd (D-WV), Nay
Chafee (R-RI), Yea
Coats (R-IN), Yea
Cochran (R-MS), Yea
Cohen (R-ME), Yea
Conrad (D-ND), Nay
Cranston (D-CA), Nay
D'Amato (R-NY), Yea
Danforth (R-MO), Yea
Daschle (D-SD), Nay
DeConcini (D-AZ), Nay
Dixon (D-IL), Nay
Dodd (D-CT), Yea
Dole (R-KS), Yea
Domenici (R-NM), Yea
Durenberger (R-MN), Yea
Exon (D-NE), Nay
Ford (D-KY), Nay
Fowler (D-GA), Nay
Garn (R-UT), Yea
Glenn (D-OH), Nay
Gore (D-TN), Nay
Gorton (R-WA), Yea
Graham (D-FL), Nay
Gramm (R-TX), Yea
Grassley (R-IA), Yea
Harkin (D-IA), Nay
Hatch (R-UT), Yea
Hatfield (R-OR), Yea
Heflin (D-AL), Yea
Heinz (R-PA), Yea
Helms (R-NC), Yea
Hollings (D-SC), Nay
Humphrey (R-NH), Yea
Inouye (D-HI), Nay
Jeffords (R-VT), Yea
Johnston (D-LA), Nay
Kassebaum (R-KS), Nay
Kasten (R-WI), Yea
Kennedy (D-MA), Nay
Kerrey (D-NE), Nay
Kerry (D-MA), Nay
Kohl (D-WI), Nay
Lautenberg (D-NJ), Nay
Leahy (D-VT), Nay
Levin (D-MI), Nay
Lieberman (D-CT), Nay
Lott (R-MS), Yea
Lugar (R-IN), Yea
Mack (R-FL), Yea
Matsunaga (D-HI), Nay
McCain (R-AZ), Yea
McClure (R-ID), Yea
McConnell (R-KY), Yea
Metzenbaum (D-OH), Nay
Mikulski (D-MD), Nay
Mitchell (D-ME), Nay
Moynihan (D-NY), Nay
Murkowski (R-AK), Yea
Nickles (R-OK), Yea
Nunn (D-GA), Nay
Packwood (R-OR), Yea
Pell (D-RI), Nay
Pressler (R-SD), Yea
Pryor (D-AR), Nay
Reid (D-NV), Nay
Riegle (D-MI), Nay
Robb (D-VA), Nay
Rockefeller (D-WV), Nay
Roth (R-DE), Yea
Rudman (R-NH), Yea
Sanford (D-NC), Nay
Sarbanes (D-MD), Nay
Sasser (D-TN), Nay
Shelby (D-AL), Nay
Simon (D-IL), Nay
Simpson (R-WY), Yea
Specter (R-PA), Yea
Stevens (R-AK), Yea
Symms (R-ID), Yea
Thurmond (R-SC), Yea
Wallop (R-WY), Yea
Warner (R-VA), Yea
Wilson (R-CA), Yea
Wirth (D-CO), Nay
Grouped By Vote Position 
YEAs ---47
Armstrong (R-CO)
Bentsen (D-TX)
Bond (R-MO)
Boschwitz (R-MN)
Burns (R-MT)
Chafee (R-RI)
Coats (R-IN)
Cochran (R-MS)
Cohen (R-ME)
D'Amato (R-NY)
Danforth (R-MO)
Dodd (D-CT)
Dole (R-KS)
Domenici (R-NM)
Durenberger (R-MN)
Garn (R-UT)
Gorton (R-WA)
Gramm (R-TX)
Grassley (R-IA)
Hatch (R-UT)
Hatfield (R-OR)
Heflin (D-AL)
Heinz (R-PA)
Helms (R-NC)
Humphrey (R-NH)
Jeffords (R-VT)
Kasten (R-WI)
Lott (R-MS)
Lugar (R-IN)
Mack (R-FL)
McCain (R-AZ)
McClure (R-ID)
McConnell (R-KY)
Murkowski (R-AK)
Nickles (R-OK)
Packwood (R-OR)
Pressler (R-SD)
Roth (R-DE)
Rudman (R-NH)
Simpson (R-WY)
Specter (R-PA)
Stevens (R-AK)
Symms (R-ID)
Thurmond (R-SC)
Wallop (R-WY)
Warner (R-VA)
Wilson (R-CA)
NAYs ---53
Adams (D-WA)
Baucus (D-MT)
Biden (D-DE)
Bingaman (D-NM)
Boren (D-OK)
Bradley (D-NJ)
Breaux (D-LA)
Bryan (D-NV)
Bumpers (D-AR)
Burdick (D-ND)
Byrd (D-WV)
Conrad (D-ND)
Cranston (D-CA)
Daschle (D-SD)
DeConcini (D-AZ)
Dixon (D-IL)
Exon (D-NE)
Ford (D-KY)
Fowler (D-GA)
Glenn (D-OH)
Gore (D-TN)
Graham (D-FL)
Harkin (D-IA)
Hollings (D-SC)
Inouye (D-HI)
Johnston (D-LA)
Kassebaum (R-KS)
Kennedy (D-MA)
Kerrey (D-NE)
Kerry (D-MA)
Kohl (D-WI)
Lautenberg (D-NJ)
Leahy (D-VT)
Levin (D-MI)
Lieberman (D-CT)
Matsunaga (D-HI)
Metzenbaum (D-OH)
Mikulski (D-MD)
Mitchell (D-ME)
Moynihan (D-NY)
Nunn (D-GA)
Pell (D-RI)
Pryor (D-AR)
Reid (D-NV)
Riegle (D-MI)
Robb (D-VA)
Rockefeller (D-WV)
Sanford (D-NC)
Sarbanes (D-MD)
Sasser (D-TN)
Shelby (D-AL)
Simon (D-IL)
Wirth (D-CO)
Grouped by Home State 
Alabama:

Heflin (D-AL), Yea
Shelby (D-AL), Nay

Alaska:

Murkowski (R-AK), Yea
Stevens (R-AK), Yea

Arizona:

DeConcini (D-AZ), Nay
McCain (R-AZ), Yea

Arkansas:

Bumpers (D-AR), Nay
Pryor (D-AR), Nay

California:

Cranston (D-CA), Nay
Wilson (R-CA), Yea

Colorado:

Armstrong (R-CO), Yea
Wirth (D-CO), Nay

Connecticut:

Dodd (D-CT), Yea
Lieberman (D-CT), Nay

Delaware:

Biden (D-DE), Nay
Roth (R-DE), Yea

Florida:

Graham (D-FL), Nay
Mack (R-FL), Yea

Georgia:

Fowler (D-GA), Nay
Nunn (D-GA), Nay

Hawaii:

Inouye (D-HI), Nay
Matsunaga (D-HI), Nay

Idaho:

McClure (R-ID), Yea
Symms (R-ID), Yea

Illinois:

Dixon (D-IL), Nay
Simon (D-IL), Nay

Indiana:

Coats (R-IN), Yea
Lugar (R-IN), Yea

Iowa:

Grassley (R-IA), Yea
Harkin (D-IA), Nay

Kansas:

Dole (R-KS), Yea
Kassebaum (R-KS), Nay

Kentucky:

Ford (D-KY), Nay
McConnell (R-KY), Yea

Louisiana:

Breaux (D-LA), Nay
Johnston (D-LA), Nay

Maine:

Cohen (R-ME), Yea
Mitchell (D-ME), Nay

Maryland:

Mikulski (D-MD), Nay
Sarbanes (D-MD), Nay

Massachusetts:

Kennedy (D-MA), Nay
Kerry (D-MA), Nay

Michigan:

Levin (D-MI), Nay
Riegle (D-MI), Nay

Minnesota:

Boschwitz (R-MN), Yea
Durenberger (R-MN), Yea

Mississippi:

Cochran (R-MS), Yea
Lott (R-MS), Yea

Missouri:

Bond (R-MO), Yea
Danforth (R-MO), Yea

Montana:

Baucus (D-MT), Nay
Burns (R-MT), Yea

Nebraska:

Exon (D-NE), Nay
Kerrey (D-NE), Nay

Nevada:

Bryan (D-NV), Nay
Reid (D-NV), Nay

New Hampshire:

Humphrey (R-NH), Yea
Rudman (R-NH), Yea

New Jersey:

Bradley (D-NJ), Nay
Lautenberg (D-NJ), Nay

New Mexico:

Bingaman (D-NM), Nay
Domenici (R-NM), Yea

New York:

D'Amato (R-NY), Yea
Moynihan (D-NY), Nay

North Carolina:

Helms (R-NC), Yea
Sanford (D-NC), Nay

North Dakota:

Burdick (D-ND), Nay
Conrad (D-ND), Nay

Ohio:

Glenn (D-OH), Nay
Metzenbaum (D-OH), Nay

Oklahoma:

Boren (D-OK), Nay
Nickles (R-OK), Yea

Oregon:

Hatfield (R-OR), Yea
Packwood (R-OR), Yea

Pennsylvania:

Heinz (R-PA), Yea
Specter (R-PA), Yea

Rhode Island:

Chafee (R-RI), Yea
Pell (D-RI), Nay

South Carolina:

Hollings (D-SC), Nay
Thurmond (R-SC), Yea

South Dakota:

Daschle (D-SD), Nay
Pressler (R-SD), Yea

Tennessee:

Gore (D-TN), Nay
Sasser (D-TN), Nay

Texas:

Bentsen (D-TX), Yea
Gramm (R-TX), Yea

Utah:

Garn (R-UT), Yea
Hatch (R-UT), Yea

Vermont:

Jeffords (R-VT), Yea
Leahy (D-VT), Nay

Virginia:

Robb (D-VA), Nay
Warner (R-VA), Yea

Washington:

Adams (D-WA), Nay
Gorton (R-WA), Yea

West Virginia:

Byrd (D-WV), Nay
Rockefeller (D-WV), Nay

Wisconsin:

Kasten (R-WI), Yea
Kohl (D-WI), Nay

Wyoming:

Simpson (R-WY), Yea
Wallop (R-WY), Yea