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How did US Senators vote on Kavanaugh?

How did US Senators vote on Kavanaugh?

The Senate voted 50-48 in favour of Kavanaugh [Reuters] The US Supreme Court voted 50-48 on Saturday to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court, pushing the court further to the right.  The vote ended a brutal and divisive battle after sexual assault allegations against the judge were made. Kavanaugh has denied the…


How did US Senators vote on Kavanaugh?
The Senate voted 50-48 in favour of Kavanaugh [Reuters]

The US Supreme Court voted 50-48 on Saturday to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the US Supreme Court, pushing the court further to the right. 

The vote ended a brutal and divisive battle after sexual assault allegations against the judge were made. Kavanaugh has denied the accusations. 

Here’s a look at how each senator voted.

Voted in favour of the nomination

Republicans

  1. Lamar Alexander – Tennessee
  2. John Barrasso – Wyoming
  3. Roy Blunt – Missouri
  4. John Boozman – Arkansas
  5. Richard M Burr – North Carolina
  6. Shelley Moore Capito – West Virginia
  7. Bill Cassidy – Louisiana
  8. Susan Collins – Maine
  9. Bob Corker – Tennessee
  10. John Cornyn – Texas
  11. Tom Cotton – Arkansas
  12. Michael D Crapo – Idaho
  13. Ted Cruz – Texas
  14. Michael B Enzi – Wyoming
  15. Joni Ernst – Iowa
  16. Deb Fischer – Nebraska
  17. Jeff Flake – Arizona
  18. Cory Gardner – Colorado
  19. Lindsey Graham – South Carolina
  20. Charles E Grassley – Iowa
  21. Orrin G Hatch – Utah
  22. Dean Heller – Nevada
  23. John Hoeven – North Dakota
  24. Cindy Hyde-Smith – Mississippi
  25. James M Inhofe – Oklahoma
  26. Johnny Isakson – Georgia
  27. Ron Johnson – Wisconsin
  28. John Kennedy – Louisiana
  29. Jon Kyl – Arizona
  30. James Lankford – Oklahoma
  31. Mike Lee – Utah
  32. Mitch McConnell – Kentucky
  33. Jerry Moran – Kansas
  34. Rand Paul – Kentucky
  35. David Perdue – Georgia
  36. Rob Portman – Ohio
  37. Jim Risch – Idaho
  38. Pat Roberts – Kansas
  39. Michael Rounds – South Dakota
  40. Marco Rubio – Florida
  41. Ben Sasse – Nebraska
  42. Tim Scott – South Carolina
  43. Richard C Shelby – Alabama
  44. Dan Sullivan – Alaska
  45. John Thune – South Dakota
  46. Thom Tillis – North Carolina
  47. Patrick J Toomey – Pennsylvania
  48. Roger Wicker – Mississippi
  49. Todd Young – Indiana

Democrats 

  1. Joe Manchin III – West Virginia 

Voted against the nomination 

Democrats 

  1. Tammy Baldwin – Wisconsin
  2. Michael Bennet – Colorado
  3. Richard Blumenthal – Connecticut
  4. Cory Booker – New Jersey
  5. Sherrod Brown – Ohio
  6. Maria Cantwell – Washington
  7. Benjamin L Cardin – Maryland
  8. Thomas R Carper – Delaware
  9. Bob Casey – Pennsylvania
  10. Chris Coons – Delaware
  11. Catherine Cortez Masto – Nevada
  12. Joe Donnelly – Indiana
  13. Tammy Duckworth – Illinois
  14. Richard J Durbin – Illinois
  15. Dianne Feinstein – California
  16. Kirsten Gillibrand – New York
  17. Kamala Harris – California
  18. Maggie Hassan – New Hampshire
  19. Martin Heinrich – New Mexico
  20. Heidi Heitkamp – North Dakota
  21. Mazie K Hirono – Hawaii
  22. Doug Jones – Alabama
  23. Tim Kaine – Virginia
  24. Angus King – Maine
  25. Amy Klobuchar – Minnesota
  26. Patrick J Leahy – Vermont
  27. Edward J Markey – Massachusetts
  28. Claire McCaskill – Missouri
  29. Robert Menendez – New Jersey
  30. Jeff Merkley – Oregon
  31. Christopher S Murphy – Connecticut
  32. Patty Murray – Washington
  33. Bill Nelson – Florida
  34. Gary Peters – Michigan
  35. Jack Reed – Rhode Island
  36. Bernie Sanders – Vermont
  37. Brian Schatz – Hawaii
  38. Chuck Schumer – New York
  39. Jeanne Shaheen – New Hampshire
  40. Tina Smith – Minnesota
  41. Debbie Stabenow – Michigan
  42. Jon Tester – Montana
  43. Tom Udall – New Mexico
  44. Chris Van Hollen – Maryland
  45. Mark Warner – Virginia
  46. Elizabeth Warren – Massachusetts
  47. Sheldon Whitehouse – Rhode Island
  48. Ron Wyden – Oregon

Voted ‘present’

  1. Republican Lisa Murkowski – Alaska (Murkowski was opposed to the nomination, but voted “present” as a courtesy to Montana Senator Daines who is out of town)

Not present

  1. Republican Steve Daines – Montana (Daines was away for his daughter’s wedding, but he would have voted in favour of Kavanaugh)

SOURCE:Al Jazeera News

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