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How Congress Voted

Congressional Record

Congressional Record

The Congressional Record is the official source of information on recorded floor votes.  Votes are printed in the daily Record as they occur on the floor. The votes provide an alphabetical listing of members under “yea,” “nay,” and “not voting” categories and show the overall tally for each category.  However, votes are not identified by party or by state. The Daily Digest section that is printed at the end of each Record shows how many roll call votes were taken that day and show on what page in the Record the votes can be found. The Congressional Record Index provides subject access to the votes (under “Votes in Senate” and “Votes in House.”)

ProQuest Congressional Congressional Record (Bound Edition) & Predecessors 1789-2005

ProQuest Congressional Daily Congressional Record 1985+

Congressional Record, Permanent Edition 1873-1984
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Washington Post

Explore members of the House and Senate and analyze every vote in Congress since 1991.

Library of Congress

Links to listings of Roll Call votes.

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