Vote Alert: Re-affirm the 4th Amendment

· December 27, 2012  
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CR Liberty Score Update

This amendment proposed re-affirming the Fourth Amendment of the Constitution that protects Americans from unreasonable searches and seizure. Additionally, it would extend Fourth Amendment guarantees to electronic communications and requires specific warrants granted from specialized intelligence courts in order to obtain this information. The Senate rejected this amendment on December 27, 2012 by a roll call vote of 12-79.

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Conservative position: YES


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YEAs—12

Baucus (D-MT)
Begich (D-AK)
Cantwell (D-WA)
Heller (R-NV)
Lee (R-UT)
Merkley (D-OR)
Paul (R-KY)
Stabenow (D-MI)
Tester (D-MT)
Udall (D-NM)
Webb (D-VA)
Wyden (D-OR)

NAYs—79

Akaka (D-HI)
Alexander (R-TN)
Ayotte (R-NH)
Barrasso (R-WY)
Bennet (D-CO)
Bingaman (D-NM)
Blumenthal (D-CT)
Blunt (R-MO)
Boozman (R-AR)
Brown (R-MA)
Burr (R-NC)
Cardin (D-MD)
Carper (D-DE)
Casey (D-PA)
Chambliss (R-GA)
Coats (R-IN)
Coburn (R-OK)
Cochran (R-MS)
Collins (R-ME)
Conrad (D-ND)
Coons (D-DE)
Corker (R-TN)
Cornyn (R-TX)
Crapo (R-ID)
Durbin (D-IL)
Enzi (R-WY)
Feinstein (D-CA)
Franken (D-MN)
Gillibrand (D-NY)
Graham (R-SC)
Grassley (R-IA)
Hagan (D-NC)
Hatch (R-UT)
Hoeven (R-ND)
Hutchison (R-TX)
Isakson (R-GA)
Johanns (R-NE)
Johnson (D-SD)
Johnson (R-WI)
Kerry (D-MA)
Klobuchar (D-MN)
Kohl (D-WI)
Kyl (R-AZ)
Landrieu (D-LA)
Leahy (D-VT)
Levin (D-MI)
Lieberman (ID-CT)
Lugar (R-IN)
Manchin (D-WV)
McCain (R-AZ)
McCaskill (D-MO)
McConnell (R-KY)
Menendez (D-NJ)
Mikulski (D-MD)
Moran (R-KS)
Murray (D-WA)
Nelson (D-FL)
Nelson (D-NE)
Portman (R-OH)
Pryor (D-AR)
Reed (D-RI)
Reid (D-NV)
Risch (R-ID)
Roberts (R-KS)
Rockefeller (D-WV)
Rubio (R-FL)
Schatz (D-HI)
Schumer (D-NY)
Sessions (R-AL)
Shaheen (D-NH)
Shelby (R-AL)
Snowe (R-ME)
Thune (R-SD)
Toomey (R-PA)
Udall (D-CO)
Vitter (R-LA)
Warner (D-VA)
Whitehouse (D-RI)
Wicker (R-MS)

Not Voting—9

Boxer (D-CA)
Brown (D-OH)
DeMint (R-SC)
Harkin (D-IA)
Inhofe (R-OK)
Kirk (R-IL)
Lautenberg (D-NJ)
Murkowski (R-AK)
Sanders (I-VT)

Author: CR Staff