How Many Republicans Voted for Obamacare?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 29, 2020 6:27:07 AM ET

The Affordable Care Act, also called Obamacare, received no Republican votes in either the Senate or the House of Representatives when it was passed in 2009. In the Senate, the bill was passed with a total of 60 votes, or 58 Democratic Party votes and 2 Independent Party votes. The House passed the legislation with 219 Democratic votes.