Roll call! How your lawmaker voted on civil unions

December 1, 2010

"The Illinois Senate has approved civil unions, putting Illinois on the verge of granting official recognition to gay and lesbian couples." - Associated Press 

So how did your representative vote? And better yet, how did our lawmakers who want higher office vote?

For instance:

  • State Senator James Meeks voted "no" on civil unions. He was one of five Senate Democrats who voted "no" (one voted present)
  • The only Republican to vote "yes" in the Senate: Your new state treasurer, Dan Rutherford.
  • Senator Bill Brady voted "no".

Check out the complete roll calls below under Extras.

Thanks to Illinois Public Radio and WBEZ's Sam Hudzik.

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