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February 27, 1998

How the Senate Voted on Ending the Campaign Finance Debate


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    By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

    WASHINGTON -- Following is the 51-to-48 roll call by which the Senate refused to end a filibuster against campaign finance legislation. A "yes" was a vote to end the filibuster and a "no" was a vote to sustain it. It requires 60 votes to end a filibuster.

    Voting "yes" were 44 Democrats and 7 Republicans. Voting "no" were 48 Republicans.

    DEMOCRATS WHO VOTED YES:

    Akaka, Hawaii; Baucus, Mont.; Biden, Del.; Bingaman, N.M.; Boxer, Calif.; Breaux, La.; Bryan, Nev.; Bumpers, Ark.; Byrd, W.Va.; Cleland, Ga.; Conrad, N.D.; Daschle, S.D.; Dodd, Conn.; Dorgan, N.D.; Durbin, Ill.; Feingold, Wis.; Feinstein, Calif.; Ford, Ky.; Glenn, Ohio; Graham, Fla.; Hollings, S.C.; Inouye, Hawaii; Johnson, S.D.; Kennedy, Mass.; Kerrey, Neb.; Kerry, Mass.; Kohl, Wis.; Landrieu, La.; Lautenberg, N.J.; Leahy, Vt.; Levin, Mich.; Lieberman, Conn.; Mikulski, Md.; Moseley-Braun, Ill.; Moynihan, N.Y.; Murray, Wash.; Reed, R.I.; Reid, Nev.; Robb, Va.; Rockefeller, W.Va.; Sarbanes, Md.; Torricelli, N.J.; Wellstone, Minn.; Wyden, Ore.

    DEMOCRATS WHO VOTED NO

    None.

    DEMOCRATS NOT VOTING

    Harkin, Iowa.

    REPUBLICANS WHO VOTED YES

    Chafee, R.I.; Collins, Me.; Jeffords, Vt.; McCain, Ariz.; Snowe, Me.; Specter, Pa.; Thompson, Tenn.

    REPUBLICANS WHO VOTED NO

    Abraham, Mich.; Allard, Colo.; Ashcroft, Mo.; Bennett, Utah; Bond, Mo.; Brownback, Kan.; Burns, Mont.; Campbell, Colo.; Coats, Ind.; Cochran, Miss.; Coverdell, Ga.; Craig, Idaho; D'Amato, N.Y.; DeWine, Ohio; Domenici, N.M.; Enzi, Wyo.; Faircloth, N.C.; Frist, Tenn.; Gorton, Wash.; Gramm, Tex.; Grams, Minn.; Grassley, Iowa; Gregg, N.H.; Hagel, Neb.; Hatch, Utah; Helms, N.C.; Hutchinson, Ark.; Hutchison, Tex.; Inhofe, Okla.; Kempthorne, Idaho; Kyl, Ariz.; Lott, Miss.; Lugar, Ind.; Mack, Fla.; McConnell, Ky.; Murkowski, Alaska; Nickles, Okla.; Roberts, Kan.; Roth, Del.; Santorum, Pa.; Sessions, Ala.; Shelby, Ala.; Smith, N.H.; Smith, Ore.; Stevens, Alaska; Thomas, Wyo.; Thurmond, S.C.; Warner, Va.




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