Who voted for (and against) the gun control bill

04-19-13 Backbone
Toon by Signe Wilkinson of phillydailynews.com

The Senate rejected a bipartisan plan cosponsored by Pennsylvania's Pat Toomey that would have expanded background checks for gun purchases. Gun-rights advocates also defeated bills that would have banned assault weapons and limited the size of gun magazines, while lawmakers favoring gun control stopped Republican plans to loosen gun laws, once again exposing deep rifts on the issue.

Democrats who voted against the Toomey bill are in blue. Republicans who voted for the Toomey bill are in red. Data on NRA contributions provided by the Sunlight Foundation

Grouped by Home State

Alabama: Sessions (R-AL), Nay; Shelby (R-AL), Nay

Alaska: Begich (D-AK), Nay; Murkowski (R-AK), Nay

Arizona: Flake (R-AZ), Nay; McCain (R-AZ), Yea

Arkansas: Boozman (R-AR), Nay; Pryor (D-AR), Nay

California: Boxer (D-CA), Yea; Feinstein (D-CA), Yea

Colorado: Bennet (D-CO), Yea; Udall (D-CO), Yea

Connecticut: Blumenthal (D-CT), Yea; Murphy (D-CT), Yea

Delaware: Carper (D-DE), Yea; Coons (D-DE), Yea

Florida: Nelson (D-FL), Yea; Rubio (R-FL), Nay (According to the Sunlight Foundation, the NRA spent $247,964.26 during the last election cycle to oppose Nelson)

Georgia: Chambliss (R-GA), Nay; Isakson (R-GA), Nay

Hawaii: Hirono (D-HI), Yea; Schatz (D-HI), Yea

Idaho: Crapo (R-ID), Nay; Risch (R-ID), Nay

Illinois: Durbin (D-IL), Yea; Kirk (R-IL), Yea

Indiana: Coats (R-IN), Nay; Donnelly (D-IN), Yea (The NRA spent $168,758.16 to defeat Indiana's Republican incumbent Richard Lugar and an additional $349,332.61 supporting Tea Party candidate Richard Mourdock for the U.S. Senate. Mourdock lost to Donnelly.)

Iowa: Grassley (R-IA), Nay; Harkin (D-IA), Yea

Kansas: Moran (R-KS), Nay; Roberts (R-KS), Nay

Kentucky: McConnell (R-KY), Nay; Paul (R-KY), Nay

Louisiana: Landrieu (D-LA), Yea; Vitter (R-LA), Nay

Maine: Collins (R-ME), Yea; King (I-ME), Yea

Maryland: Cardin (D-MD), Yea; Mikulski (D-MD), Yea

Massachusetts: Cowan (D-MA), Yea; Warren (D-MA), Yea

Michigan: Levin (D-MI), Yea; Stabenow (D-MI), Yea

Minnesota: Franken (D-MN), Yea; Klobuchar (D-MN), Yea

Mississippi: Cochran (R-MS), Nay; Wicker (R-MS), Nay

Missouri: Blunt (R-MO), Nay; McCaskill (D-MO), Yea (The NRA spent $210,803.08 to oppose McCaskill)

Montana: Baucus (D-MT), Nay; Tester (D-MT), Yea

Nebraska: Fischer (R-NE), Nay; Johanns (R-NE), Nay

Nevada: Heller (R-NV), Nay; Reid (D-NV), Nay (The NRA spent $39,749.25 to oppose Democratic challenger Shelley Berkeley and $2,243.19 to support Heller.)

New Hampshire: Ayotte (R-NH), Nay; Shaheen (D-NH), Yea

New Jersey: Lautenberg (D-NJ), Yea Menendez (D-NJ), Yea

New Mexico: Heinrich (D-NM), Yea; Udall (D-NM), Yea

New York: Gillibrand (D-NY), Yea; Schumer (D-NY), Yea

North Carolina: Burr (R-NC), Nay; Hagan (D-NC), Yea

North Dakota: Heitkamp (D-ND), Nay; Hoeven (R-ND), Nay (The NRA spent $21,336.77 to support Republican challenger Richard A. Berg.)

Ohio: Brown (D-OH), Yea; Portman (R-OH), Nay  (During the last election cycle, the NRA hedged its bets, spending $472,909.58 to oppose Brown and $10,713.48 to support him.)

Oklahoma: Coburn (R-OK), Nay; Inhofe (R-OK), Nay

Oregon: Merkley (D-OR), Yea; Wyden (D-OR), Yea

Pennsylvania: Casey (D-PA), Yea; Toomey (R-PA), Yea (The NRA hedged its bets, and spent $7,911.51 to support Dem. challenger Joe Sestak and $2,123.44 to oppose him)

Rhode Island: Reed (D-RI), Yea; Whitehouse (D-RI), Yea

South Carolina: Graham (R-SC), Nay; Scott (R-SC), Nay

South Dakota: Johnson (D-SD), Yea; Thune (R-SD), Nay

Tennessee: Alexander (R-TN), Nay; Corker (R-TN), Nay (The NRA spent $3,818.68 to support Corker)

Texas: Cornyn (R-TX), Nay; Cruz (R-TX), Nay

Utah: Hatch (R-UT), Nay; Lee (R-UT), Nay

(The NRA spent $97,853.71 to support Hatch)

Vermont: Leahy (D-VT), Yea; Sanders (I-VT), Yea

Virginia: Kaine (D-VA), Yea; Warner (D-VA), Yea (The NRA spent $262,410.23 during the last election cycle to oppose Kaine.)

Washington: Cantwell (D-WA), Yea; Murray (D-WA), Yea

West Virginia: Manchin (D-WV), Yea; Rockefeller (D-WV), Yea

Wisconsin: Baldwin (D-WI), Yea; Johnson (R-WI), Nay (The NRA spent $163,415.53 opposing Baldwin)

Wyoming: Barrasso (R-WY), Nay; Enzi (R-WY), Nay

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