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Roll Call Vote 105th Congress - 2nd Session


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Question: On Passage of the Bill (S.1723 as amended )
Vote Number: 141
Vote Date: May 18, 1998, 06:51 PM
Required For Majority: 1/2
Vote Result: Bill Passed
Measure Number: S. 1723 (American Competitiveness Act )
Measure Title: A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to assist the United States to remain competitive by increasing the access of the United States firms and institutions of higher education to skilled personnel and by expanding educational and training opportunities for American students and workers.
Vote Counts:
YEAs78
NAYs
20
Not Voting
2

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

Alphabetical by Senator Name 
Abraham (R-MI), Yea
Akaka (D-HI), Nay
Allard (R-CO), Yea
Ashcroft (R-MO), Yea
Baucus (D-MT), Yea
Bennett (R-UT), Yea
Biden (D-DE), Nay
Bingaman (D-NM), Yea
Bond (R-MO), Yea
Boxer (D-CA), Yea
Breaux (D-LA), Yea
Brownback (R-KS), Yea
Bryan (D-NV), Yea
Bumpers (D-AR), Nay
Burns (R-MT), Yea
Byrd (D-WV), Nay
Campbell (R-CO), Yea
Chafee (R-RI), Yea
Cleland (D-GA), Yea
Coats (R-IN), Yea
Cochran (R-MS), Yea
Collins (R-ME), Yea
Conrad (D-ND), Yea
Coverdell (R-GA), Yea
Craig (R-ID), Yea
D'Amato (R-NY), Not Voting
Daschle (D-SD), Yea
DeWine (R-OH), Yea
Dodd (D-CT), Yea
Domenici (R-NM), Yea
Dorgan (D-ND), Yea
Durbin (D-IL), Nay
Enzi (R-WY), Yea
Faircloth (R-NC), Not Voting
Feingold (D-WI), Nay
Feinstein (D-CA), Yea
Ford (D-KY), Yea
Frist (R-TN), Yea
Glenn (D-OH), Nay
Gorton (R-WA), Yea
Graham (D-FL), Yea
Gramm (R-TX), Yea
Grams (R-MN), Yea
Grassley (R-IA), Yea
Gregg (R-NH), Yea
Hagel (R-NE), Yea
Harkin (D-IA), Nay
Hatch (R-UT), Yea
Helms (R-NC), Yea
Hollings (D-SC), Yea
Hutchinson (R-AR), Nay
Hutchison (R-TX), Yea
Inhofe (R-OK), Yea
Inouye (D-HI), Yea
Jeffords (R-VT), Yea
Johnson (D-SD), Yea
Kempthorne (R-ID), Yea
Kennedy (D-MA), Nay
Kerrey (D-NE), Yea
Kerry (D-MA), Nay
Kohl (D-WI), Yea
Kyl (R-AZ), Yea
Landrieu (D-LA), Yea
Lautenberg (D-NJ), Yea
Leahy (D-VT), Yea
Levin (D-MI), Nay
Lieberman (D-CT), Yea
Lott (R-MS), Yea
Lugar (R-IN), Yea
Mack (R-FL), Yea
McCain (R-AZ), Yea
McConnell (R-KY), Yea
Mikulski (D-MD), Nay
Moseley-Braun (D-IL), Nay
Moynihan (D-NY), Nay
Murkowski (R-AK), Yea
Murray (D-WA), Yea
Nickles (R-OK), Yea
Reed (D-RI), Yea
Reid (D-NV), Yea
Robb (D-VA), Yea
Roberts (R-KS), Yea
Rockefeller (D-WV), Nay
Roth (R-DE), Yea
Santorum (R-PA), Yea
Sarbanes (D-MD), Nay
Sessions (R-AL), Yea
Shelby (R-AL), Yea
Smith (R-NH), Yea
Smith (R-OR), Yea
Snowe (R-ME), Yea
Specter (R-PA), Yea
Stevens (R-AK), Yea
Thomas (R-WY), Nay
Thompson (R-TN), Yea
Thurmond (R-SC), Yea
Torricelli (D-NJ), Nay
Warner (R-VA), Yea
Wellstone (D-MN), Nay
Wyden (D-OR), Yea
Grouped By Vote Position 
YEAs ---78
Abraham (R-MI)
Allard (R-CO)
Ashcroft (R-MO)
Baucus (D-MT)
Bennett (R-UT)
Bingaman (D-NM)
Bond (R-MO)
Boxer (D-CA)
Breaux (D-LA)
Brownback (R-KS)
Bryan (D-NV)
Burns (R-MT)
Campbell (R-CO)
Chafee (R-RI)
Cleland (D-GA)
Coats (R-IN)
Cochran (R-MS)
Collins (R-ME)
Conrad (D-ND)
Coverdell (R-GA)
Craig (R-ID)
Daschle (D-SD)
DeWine (R-OH)
Dodd (D-CT)
Domenici (R-NM)
Dorgan (D-ND)
Enzi (R-WY)
Feinstein (D-CA)
Ford (D-KY)
Frist (R-TN)
Gorton (R-WA)
Graham (D-FL)
Gramm (R-TX)
Grams (R-MN)
Grassley (R-IA)
Gregg (R-NH)
Hagel (R-NE)
Hatch (R-UT)
Helms (R-NC)
Hollings (D-SC)
Hutchison (R-TX)
Inhofe (R-OK)
Inouye (D-HI)
Jeffords (R-VT)
Johnson (D-SD)
Kempthorne (R-ID)
Kerrey (D-NE)
Kohl (D-WI)
Kyl (R-AZ)
Landrieu (D-LA)
Lautenberg (D-NJ)
Leahy (D-VT)
Lieberman (D-CT)
Lott (R-MS)
Lugar (R-IN)
Mack (R-FL)
McCain (R-AZ)
McConnell (R-KY)
Murkowski (R-AK)
Murray (D-WA)
Nickles (R-OK)
Reed (D-RI)
Reid (D-NV)
Robb (D-VA)
Roberts (R-KS)
Roth (R-DE)
Santorum (R-PA)
Sessions (R-AL)
Shelby (R-AL)
Smith (R-NH)
Smith (R-OR)
Snowe (R-ME)
Specter (R-PA)
Stevens (R-AK)
Thompson (R-TN)
Thurmond (R-SC)
Warner (R-VA)
Wyden (D-OR)
NAYs ---20
Akaka (D-HI)
Biden (D-DE)
Bumpers (D-AR)
Byrd (D-WV)
Durbin (D-IL)
Feingold (D-WI)
Glenn (D-OH)
Harkin (D-IA)
Hutchinson (R-AR)
Kennedy (D-MA)
Kerry (D-MA)
Levin (D-MI)
Mikulski (D-MD)
Moseley-Braun (D-IL)
Moynihan (D-NY)
Rockefeller (D-WV)
Sarbanes (D-MD)
Thomas (R-WY)
Torricelli (D-NJ)
Wellstone (D-MN)
Not Voting - 2
D'Amato (R-NY)
Faircloth (R-NC)
Grouped by Home State 
Alabama:

Sessions (R-AL), Yea
Shelby (R-AL), Yea

Alaska:

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

Arizona:

Kyl (R-AZ), Yea
McCain (R-AZ), Yea

Arkansas:

Bumpers (D-AR), Nay
Hutchinson (R-AR), Nay

California:

Boxer (D-CA), Yea
Feinstein (D-CA), Yea

Colorado:

Allard (R-CO), Yea
Campbell (R-CO), Yea

Connecticut:

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

Delaware:

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

Florida:

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

Georgia:

Cleland (D-GA), Yea
Coverdell (R-GA), Yea

Hawaii:

Akaka (D-HI), Nay
Inouye (D-HI), Yea

Idaho:

Craig (R-ID), Yea
Kempthorne (R-ID), Yea

Illinois:

Durbin (D-IL), Nay
Moseley-Braun (D-IL), Nay

Indiana:

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

Iowa:

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

Kansas:

Brownback (R-KS), Yea
Roberts (R-KS), Yea

Kentucky:

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

Louisiana:

Breaux (D-LA), Yea
Landrieu (D-LA), Yea

Maine:

Collins (R-ME), Yea
Snowe (R-ME), Yea

Maryland:

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

Massachusetts:

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

Michigan:

Abraham (R-MI), Yea
Levin (D-MI), Nay

Minnesota:

Grams (R-MN), Yea
Wellstone (D-MN), Nay

Mississippi:

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

Missouri:

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

Montana:

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

Nebraska:

Hagel (R-NE), Yea
Kerrey (D-NE), Yea

Nevada:

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

New Hampshire:

Gregg (R-NH), Yea
Smith (R-NH), Yea

New Jersey:

Lautenberg (D-NJ), Yea
Torricelli (D-NJ), Nay

New Mexico:

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

New York:

D'Amato (R-NY), Not Voting
Moynihan (D-NY), Nay

North Carolina:

Faircloth (R-NC), Not Voting
Helms (R-NC), Yea

North Dakota:

Conrad (D-ND), Yea
Dorgan (D-ND), Yea

Ohio:

DeWine (R-OH), Yea
Glenn (D-OH), Nay

Oklahoma:

Inhofe (R-OK), Yea
Nickles (R-OK), Yea

Oregon:

Smith (R-OR), Yea
Wyden (D-OR), Yea

Pennsylvania:

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

Rhode Island:

Chafee (R-RI), Yea
Reed (D-RI), Yea

South Carolina:

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

South Dakota:

Daschle (D-SD), Yea
Johnson (D-SD), Yea

Tennessee:

Frist (R-TN), Yea
Thompson (R-TN), Yea

Texas:

Gramm (R-TX), Yea
Hutchison (R-TX), Yea

Utah:

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

Vermont:

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

Virginia:

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

Washington:

Gorton (R-WA), Yea
Murray (D-WA), Yea

West Virginia:

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

Wisconsin:

Feingold (D-WI), Nay
Kohl (D-WI), Yea

Wyoming:

Enzi (R-WY), Yea
Thomas (R-WY), Nay