How Do You Find Out How Senators Voted?


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Both Senate and House votes are recorded and maintained in the Congressional Record and available for public review. These records can be accessed both online and in print.

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How Do You Find Out How Senators Voted?
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The official record of congressional votes is the Congressional Record. This publication is a daily account of the proceedings in Congress. It features a list of representative votes that is available the day after the vote takes place. For those who desire more time-sensitive access to Senate voting records, the U.S. Senate provides voting tallies within an hour of a vote on its website. The website also features the text of the legislation for which votes are taken for complete public review.

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