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How Senators Voted On Slots

The Maryland Senate approved legislation last night calling for a referendum next year on legalizing 15,000 slot machines and moved closer to passing a comprehensive tax package to close an estimated budget shortfall of at least $1.5 billion and raise about $400 million a year for transportation priorities. Here is the full story.

According to the Associated Press, voting in favor of Senate Bill 4 to set a slots referendum were 31 senators, two more than the three-fifths needed:

Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller

Sen. John Astle

Sen. Gwendolyn Britt

Sen. James Brochin

Sen. Richard Colburn

Sen. Joan Conway

Sen. Ulysses Currie

Sen. James DeGrange

Sen. Roy Dyson

Sen. George Edwards

Sen. Nathaniel Exum

Sen. Jennie Forehand

Sen. Rob Garagiola

Sen. Lisa Gladden

Sen. Verna Jones

Sen. Edward Kasemeyer

Sen. Dolores Kelley

Sen. Nancy King

Sen. Kathy Klausmeier

Sen. Rona Kramer

Sen. Mike Lenett

Sen. Richard Madaleno

Sen. Nathaniel McFadden

Sen. Thomas Middleton

Sen. Donald Munson

Sen. Douglas Peters

Sen. Catherine Pugh

Sen. James Robey

Sen. James Rosapepe

Sen. Norman Stone

Sen. Robert Zirkin

Voting against the measure were 15 senators:

Sen. David Brinkley

Sen. George Della

Sen. Brian Frosh

Sen. Janet Greenip

Sen. Larry Haines

Sen. Andrew Harris

Sen. Nancy Jacobs

Sen. Allan Kittleman

Sen. Alex Mooney

Sen. C. Anthony Muse

Sen. Paul Pinsky

Sen. E.J. Pipkin

Sen. Jamie Raskin

Sen. Bryan Simonaire

Sen. Lowell Stoltzfus

Absent:

Sen. J. Robert Hooper

How Maryland senators voted on a measure including the details on implementing slot machines if voters support them in a referendum.

Voting in favor were 25 senators:

Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller

Sen. James Brochin

Sen. Richard Colburn

Sen. Ulysses Currie

Sen. James DeGrange

Sen. George Edwards

Sen. Nathaniel Exum

Sen. Rob Garagiola

Sen. Lisa Gladden

Sen. Verna Jones

Sen. Edward Kasemeyer

Sen. Dolores Kelley

Sen. Nancy King

Sen. Kathy Klausmeier

Sen. Rona Kramer

Sen. Mike Lenett

Sen. Richard Madaleno

Sen. Nathaniel McFadden

Sen. Thomas Middleton

Sen. Donald Munson

Sen. Catherine Pugh

Sen. James Robey

Sen. James Rosapepe

Sen. Norman Stone

Sen. Robert Zirkin

Voting against it were 20 senators:

Sen. John Astle

Sen. Gwendolyn Britt

Sen. Joan Conway

Sen. George Della

Sen. Roy Dyson

Sen. Jennie Forehand

Sen. Brian Frosh

Sen. Janet Greenip

Sen. Larry Haines

Sen. Andrew Harris

Sen. Nancy Jacobs

Sen. Allan Kittleman

Sen. Alex Mooney

Sen. C. Anthony Muse

Sen. Douglas Peters

Sen. Paul Pinsky

Sen. E.J. Pipkin

Sen. Jamie Raskin

Sen. Bryan Simonaire

Sen. Lowell Stoltzfus

Did not vote:

Sen. David Brinkley

Absent:

Sen. J. Robert Hooper


By Anne Bartlett  |  November 9, 2007; 10:29 AM ET
 
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