Defunding ACORN — Was your voice heard

On September 17, 2009 a vote was held on the Senate Amendment to Prohibit use of funds for the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN). Below is a list of how each Senator voted. Was your voice heard?

The Amendment was attached to the appropriations for the Department of the Interior, environment, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes.

The Amendment specifically reads: “Sec. 5__. None of the funds made available under this Act may be distributed to the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) or its subsidiaries.”

The Amendment was introduced by Senator Mike Johanns of Nebraska.

All votes tallied as “yea” with the exception of eleven “nay” and three “not voting”

See below if your voice was heard through your Senators’ vote:

Alabama:
Sessions (R-AL), Yea Shelby (R-AL), Yea
Alaska:
Begich (D-AK), Yea Murkowski (R-AK), Yea
Arizona:
Kyl (R-AZ), Yea McCain (R-AZ), Yea
Arkansas:
Lincoln (D-AR), Yea Pryor (D-AR), Yea
California:
Boxer (D-CA), Yea Feinstein (D-CA), Nay
Colorado:
Bennet (D-CO), Yea Udall (D-CO), Yea
Connecticut:
Dodd (D-CT), Yea Lieberman (ID-CT), Yea
Delaware:
Carper (D-DE), Yea Kaufman (D-DE), Yea
Florida:
LeMieux (R-FL), Yea Nelson (D-FL), Yea
Georgia:
Chambliss (R-GA), Yea Isakson (R-GA), Yea
Hawaii:
Akaka (D-HI), Nay Inouye (D-HI), Yea
Idaho:
Crapo (R-ID), Yea Risch (R-ID), Yea
Illinois:
Burris (D-IL), Nay Durbin (D-IL), Nay
Indiana:
Bayh (D-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:
Bunning (R-KY), Yea McConnell (R-KY), Yea
Louisiana:
Landrieu (D-LA), Not Voting Vitter (R-LA), Yea
Maine:
Collins (R-ME), Yea Snowe (R-ME), Yea
Maryland:
Cardin (D-MD), Yea Mikulski (D-MD), Yea
Massachusetts:
Kerry (D-MA), Yea
Michigan:
Levin (D-MI), Yea Stabenow (D-MI), Yea
Minnesota:
Franken (D-MN), Yea Klobuchar (D-MN), Yea
Mississippi:
Cochran (R-MS), Yea Wicker (R-MS), Yea
Missouri:
Bond (R-MO), Yea McCaskill (D-MO), Yea
Montana:
Baucus (D-MT), Yea Tester (D-MT), Yea
Nebraska:
Johanns (R-NE), Yea Nelson (D-NE), Yea
Nevada:
Ensign (R-NV), Yea Reid (D-NV), Yea
New Hampshire:
Gregg (R-NH), Yea Shaheen (D-NH), Yea
New Jersey:
Lautenberg (D-NJ), Yea Menendez (D-NJ), Yea
New Mexico:
Bingaman (D-NM), Nay Udall (D-NM), Yea
New York:
Gillibrand (D-NY), Nay Schumer (D-NY), Yea
North Carolina:
Burr (R-NC), Yea Hagan (D-NC), Yea
North Dakota:
Conrad (D-ND), Yea Dorgan (D-ND), Yea
Ohio:
Brown (D-OH), Yea Voinovich (R-OH), Yea
Oklahoma:
Coburn (R-OK), Yea Inhofe (R-OK), Yea
Oregon:
Merkley (D-OR), Yea Wyden (D-OR), Yea
Pennsylvania:
Casey (D-PA), Nay Specter (D-PA), Yea
Rhode Island:
Reed (D-RI), Yea Whitehouse (D-RI), Nay
South Carolina:
DeMint (R-SC), Yea Graham (R-SC), Yea
South Dakota:
Johnson (D-SD), Yea Thune (R-SD), Yea
Tennessee:
Alexander (R-TN), Yea Corker (R-TN), Yea
Texas:
Cornyn (R-TX), Yea Hutchison (R-TX), Yea
Utah:
Bennett (R-UT), Yea Hatch (R-UT), Yea
Vermont:
Leahy (D-VT), Nay Sanders (I-VT), Nay
Virginia:
Warner (D-VA), Yea Webb (D-VA), Yea
Washington:
Cantwell (D-WA), Yea Murray (D-WA), Not Voting
West Virginia:
Byrd (D-WV), Yea Rockefeller (D-WV), Yea
Wisconsin:
Feingold (D-WI), Yea Kohl (D-WI), Yea
Wyoming:
Barrasso (R-WY), Yea Enzi (R-WY), Not Voting

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One Response to Defunding ACORN — Was your voice heard

  1. I dont know If I said it already but …Hey good stuff…keep up the good work! :) I read a lot of blogs on a daily basis and for the most part, people lack substance but, I just wanted to make a quick comment to say I’m glad I found your blog. Thanks,)

    …..Frank Scurley

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