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Roll Call Votes –
Massachusetts House of Representatives

Compiled by the Massachusetts Coalition for Healthy Communities


Look here to find out how your representative has been voting.
We consider a vote “favorable” if it supported funding vital services,
creating fairer taxes, or restoring democracy on Beacon Hill.

To find the name of your State Representative go to the state’s voter information service.

CODE:
    + = favorable vote
    – = unfavorable vote
    x = did not cast vote

See table at end for description of the votes.



================= VOTES ===================
REPRESENTATIVE PARTY 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Asselin, Christopher P. D - - - - - - - - -
Atkins, Cory D - + + - - - - - -
Atsalis, Demetrius J. D - - - - - - - - -
Ayers, Bruce J. D - - - - - - - - -
Balser, Ruth B. D + + + + + + + + +
Binienda, John J. D - - - - - - - - -
Blumer, Deborah D. D - + - + + + - + +
Bosley, Daniel E. D - - - - + x x + -
Bradley, Garrett J. D - - + - - - - - -
Broadhurst, Arthur J. D - - - - - - - - +
Brown, Scott P. R + + + + + - + - +
Buoniconti, Stephen J. D - - - - - - - - -
Cabral, Antonio F. D. D - - - - - - - - +
Callahan, Jennifer M. D - - - - + - - - -
Canavan, Christine E. D - - - - - - - - x
Candaras, Gale D. D - - - - - - - - -
Carron, Mark J. D - - - - - - - - -
Casey, Paul C. D - - - - - - - - -
Ciampa, Vincent P. D - - - - - - - - -
Connolly, Edward G. D - - - - - - - - -
Coppola, Michael J. R + + + - + x x - +
Correia, Robert D - x x x x - - - -
Costello, Michael A. D - - + + + - - - +
Coughlin, Robert K. D x - - - - - - - +
Creedon, Geraldine D - x x x x - - - -
DeLeo, Robert A. D - - - - - - - - -
deMacedo, Viriato Manuel R + + + + + - + - +
Demakis, Paul C. D + + + + + + + + +
Dempsey, Brian S. D - - - - - - - - -
DiMasi, Salvatore F. D - - x - - + - - -
Donato, Paul J. D - - - - - x x + -
Donelan, Christopher J. D - + - - - x x + -
Donovan, Carol A. D + + + + + - + + +
Eldridge, James B. D + + + + + + + - +
Evangilidis, Lewis B. R + x x x x - + - +
Fagan, James H. D - x - - - - - - -
Fallon, Christopher G. D - x x x x + + - -
Falzone, Mark V. D - - - - - - - + +
Fennell, Robert F. D - - - - - - - + -
Festa, Michael E. D - - - - - - - + +
Finegold, Barry R. D + - - - + - - - -
Finneran, Thomas M. D - - - x x x - - -
Flynn, David L. D - - - - - - - - -
Fox, Gloria L. D + - - + - x x + +
Fresolo, John P. D - - - - - - - - +
Frost, Paul K. R + + + + + - + - -
Galvin, William C. D - - - - - - - - -
Garry, Colleen M. D - - - - - - - - -
George, Thomas N. R + + + + + - + - +
Gifford, Susan W. R + + + + + - + - +
Gobi, Anne D - x x x x - - - -
Goguen, Emile J. D - - - - - - - - -
Golden, Brian Paul D - - - - - x x x x
Golden, Thomas A., Jr. D - - - - - - - - -
Gomes, Shirley R + + + + + - + - +
Grant, Mary E. D - - - - - - - - -
Greene, William G., Jr. D - - - - - - - - -
Haddad, Patricia A D - - - - - - - - -
Hall, Geoffrey D. D - - - - - - - - -
Hargraves, Robert S. R + + + + + - + - +
Harkins, Lida E. D - - - - - - - - -
Hill, Bradford R. R + + + - + - + - +
Hillman, Reed V. R + + + - + - + - +
Honan, Kevin G. D - - - - - - - + -
Howland, Mark A. D - - - - - - - - -
Humason, Jr. Donald F. R + + + + + - + - +
Hynes, Frank M. D - - - - - - - - -
Jehlen, Patricia D. D + + + + + + + + +
Jones, Bradley H., Jr. R + + + + + x + - +
Kafka, Louis L. D - - - - - - - - -
Kane, Michael F. D - - - - - - - - -
Kaprielian, Rachel D - - - - - x x x -
Kaufman, Jay R. D + + + + + + + + +
Keenan, Daniel F. D - - - - - - - - -
Kelly, Shaun P. R + + + + + - + - +
Kennedy, Thomas P. D - - - - - - - - -
Khan, Kay D + + + + + x x + +
Knuuttila, Brian D - - - - - - - - -
Kocot, Peter V. D + x x x x - + + +
Koczera, Robert M. D - - - - - - - - -
Koutoujian, Peter J. D - - - - - - - - -
Kujawski, Paul D - - - - - - - - -
Kulik, Stephen D - - - - - - - - +
L'Italien, Barbara A. D x + - - + x x - +
Lantigua, William I - - - - - - - - -
Larkin, Peter J. D - - - - - - - + -
Leary, James Brendan D - - - - - - - + -
LeDuc, Stephen P. D - - - - x - - - -
Lepper, John A. R + + + + + - + - +
Linsky, David P. D - - - - - - - - +
Loscocco, Paul J.P. R + + + - + - + - +
Malia, Elizabeth A. D - - - - - - - + +
Mariano, Ronald D - - - - - - - - -
Marzilli, J. James, Jr. D + + + + + + + + +
Miceli, James R. D - x x x x x x - -
Murphy, Charles A. D + + + - + + + - +
Murphy, James M. D - - - - - - - - -
Murphy, Kevin J. D - - - - - - - - -
Nangle, David M. D - - - - - - - - -
Naughton, Harold P., Jr. D - - - - - - - - -
Nyman, Robert J. D - - - - - - - - -
O'Brien, Thomas J. D - - - - - - - - -
O'Flaherty, Eugene L. D - - - - - - - - - <br /> Owens-Hicks, Shirley D - - - - - - - + - <br /> Parente, Marie J. D - - - - - + - - - <br /> Patrick, Matthew D - - - - - - - + + <br /> Paulsen, Anne M. D + + + + + + + + + <br /> Pedone, Vincent A. D - - - - - x x + + <br /> Peisch, Alice H. D - - - - - - - - - <br /> Perry, Jeffrey D. R + + + + + - + - + <br /> Petersen, Douglas W. D + + + + + + + - + <br /> Peterson, George N., Jr. R + + + x x - + - + <br /> Petrolati, Thomas M. D - - - - - - - - - <br /> Petruccelli, Anthony D - - - - - - - - - <br /> Pignatelli, Smitty D - + - - - - - + - <br /> Poirier, Elizabeth R + + + + + - + - + <br /> Polito, Karyn E. R + + + - + - + - + <br /> Pope, Susan W. R + + + + + - + - + <br /> Quinn, John F. D - - - - - - - - - <br /> Reinstein, Kathi-Anne D - - - - - - - - - <br /> Rivera, Cheryl A. D - - - - - - - - - <br /> Rodrigues, Michael J. D - - - - - - - - - <br /> Rogeness, Mary S. R + + + + + - + - + <br /> Rogers, John H. D - - - - - - - - - <br /> Ruane, J. Michael D - - - - - - - - + <br /> Rush, Michael F. D - - - - - - - - - <br /> Rushing, Byron D + + + + + + + + + <br /> Sanchez, Jeffrey D - - - - - - - + + <br /> Scaccia, Angelo M. D - - - - - - - + - <br /> Scibak, John W. D - x x x x - - - - <br /> Simmons, Mary Jane D - - - - - x x x x <br /> Smizik, Frank Israel D + + + + + + + + + <br /> Speliotis, Theodore C. D - - - - - - - - + <br /> Spellane, Robert D - - - - - - - + + <br /> Spiliotis, Joyce A. D - - - - - - - + - <br /> Spilka, Karen D - - - - - - - - + <br /> St. Fleur, Marie P. D - - - - - - - - + <br /> Stanley, Harriett L. D - - - - - - - - - <br /> Stanley, Thomas M. D - - - - - x x - + <br /> Story, Ellen D + + + + + + + + + <br /> Straus, William M. D - - - - - - - - - <br /> Sullivan, David B. D - - - + - + - + + <br /> Swan, Benjamin D - - - - - - - + + <br /> Teahan, Kathleen M. D - - - - - - x - - <br /> Timilty, Walter F. D - - - - - - - - - <br /> Tobin, A. Stephen D - - - - - - - - - <br /> Toomey, Timothy J., Jr. D - - - - - - - + + <br /> Torrisi, David M. D - - - - - - - - - <br /> Travis, Philip D - - + + + + - - + <br /> Turkington, Eric D - - - - - + - - - <br /> Vallee, James E. D - x x x x - - - - <br /> Verga, Anthony J. D - x x x x x x - - <br /> Wagner, Joseph F. D - - - - - - - - - <br /> Wallace, Brian P. D - - - - - - - - - <br /> Walrath, Patricia A. D - - - - - - - - - <br /> Walsh, Martin J. D - - - - - - + - - <br /> Walsh, Steven M. D - - + - - - - + + <br /> Webster, Daniel K. R + + + + + - + - + <br /> Wolf, Alice K. D - + + - - x - + + <br /> </pre> </div><br /> </table><hr> <br><br><div class="norm" style=" font-size: 18pt ">         Description of the Votes</div> <br><br><table border=5 width=450 bgcolor=#BBFFFF > <tr><th width="20">Vote No.</th><th width="30" >Date</th><th width="300" >Description</th></tr> <tr><tr><td align=center > 1</td><td> 1/01/03</td><td>Election of the Speaker of the House for 2003. A vote for Thomas Finneran is counted as "incorrect".</td></tr> <tr><td align=center > 2</td><td> 1/01/03</td><td>Motion to postpone the rules debate one week to give members more time to consider the proposed reforms.</td></tr> <tr><td align=center > 3</td><td> 1/01/03</td><td>Amendment to reduce the leadership's ability to change the rules without majority suport. Specifically, it would allow a majority - instead of 2/3 - of members to approve changes to Rules Committee recommendations.</td></tr> <tr><td align=center > 4</td><td> 1/01/03</td><td>Amendment to limit the power of the Steering and Policy Committee to bottle up bills the leadership opposes.</td></tr> <tr><td align=center > 5</td><td> 1/01/03</td><td>Amendment to reinstate a non-retroactive term limit of eight years for the Speaker of the House.</td></tr> <tr><td align=center > 6</td><td> 3/26/03</td><td>Remove certain restrictions to budget debate from HR3730. A correct vote supported a more open debate.</td></tr> <tr><td align=center > 7</td><td> 3/26/03</td><td>Final passage of HR3730 to limit budget debate. A correct vote rejected the measure that would limit the budget debate.</td></tr> <tr><td align=center > 8</td><td> 4/30/03</td><td>Eliminate $735m in budget cuts by raising income tax rate from 5.3% to 5.95%.</td></tr> <tr><td align=center > 9</td><td> 5/01/03</td><td>Amendment to require more complete corporate reporting and thus preclude certain tax avoidance strategies.</td></tr> </table></td></tr> </table></p></td> <td width="15%">  </td></tr></table> </td> </tr> </table> <!-- <p class="normc"><center><a href="subject.php?id=9"> Read related items.</a></center></p> --> <!-- Stop Content Here --> <br> <table width="100%" cellspacing="0" cellpadding ="0" border="0"> <tr> <td bgcolor="#003399"> <center><a href=priv.php><font color="white" style='text-decoration : none'>Privacy Policy</font></a></center> </td> </tr> </table> <center><form action="vol.php" method="POST"><i>Want to receive the MCHC newsletter?  </i><input type="text" size="16" name="email" value="email address">   <input type="submit" value="Go"></form></center> </body> </html>!