Are Votes From Congressmen Available for the Public to View?


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Votes from congressmen are a matter of public record. Roll call votes cast for certain legislative actions specify each member's vote. The votes are posted online afterwards. The Congressional Record is maintained and made available for the public to view information on recorded floor votes.

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There are some congressional votes that do not specify how individual congressmen vote. The voice votes and division votes only take heed of numbers where the speaker and the presiding officer determine winning sides respectively. The official websites for the Senate and Congress provide detailed information on legislative activities. Other websites like GovTrack.us help citizens keep track of the Congress.

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