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USSA Breaks Down Vote on Sportsmen’s Heritage Act

Posted on April 18, 2012

Tuesday, April 17th, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the most significant pro-sportsmen legislation in the last 15 years.  The vote was 274-146.  Here are some additional vote breakdowns.  Click on the heading to see each chart:

Partisan Vote Breakdown

  • Republicans:  235 voted Yes, 2 voted No
  • Democrats:  39 voted Yes, 144 voted No

Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus Vote Breakdown

  • Sportsmen’s Caucus Members:  214 voted Yes, 15 voted No

H.R. 4089 Vote Breakdown by State

Alaska Montana
Alabama North Carolina
Arkansas North Dakota
Arizona  Nebraska
California New Hampshire
Colorado New Jersey
Connecticut New York
Delaware New Mexico
Florida Nevada
Georgia Ohio
Hawaii Oklahoma
Iowa Oregon
Idaho Pennsylvania
Illinois Rhode Island
Indiana South Carolina
Kansas South Dakota
Kentucky Tennessee
Louisiana Texas
Massachusetts Utah
Maryland Virginia
Maine Vermont
Michigan Washington
Minnesota Wisconsin
Missouri West Virginia
Mississippi Wyoming



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