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Roll call! How your lawmaker voted on civil unions

"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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