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Vote number 1996-64 maintaining right of habeas corpus in Death Penalty Appeals
on Mar 14, 1996 regarding bill HR 2703
Results: Amendment rejected, 135-283

Vote on an amendment to delete provisions in the bill that would make it harder for prisoners who have been given the death penalty in state courts to appeal the decision on constitutional grounds in the federal courts ['Habeas Corpus'].

Categorized under Crime

Voting N counts for 1 points on VoteMatch question 8: Death Penalty.



Democrats voting on 1996-64

Neil Abercrombie YESHawaii Democrat (Resigned 2010)
Gary Ackerman YESNew York Dem./Ind./Lib./Working-Fam.
Rob Andrews NONew Jersey Democrat
Scotty Baesler NOKentucky Democrat
John Baldacci YESMaine Democrat
James Barcia NOMichigan Democrat
Tom Barrett YESWisconsin Democrat
Xavier Becerra YESCalifornia Democrat
Ken Bentsen NOTexas Democrat
Howard Berman YESCalifornia Democrat
David Bonior YESMichigan Democrat
Robert Borski NOPennsylvania Democrat
Rick Boucher YESVirginia Democrat (until 2010)
Corrine Brown YESFlorida Democrat
George Brown YESCalifornia Democrat
Sherrod Brown YESOhio Democrat
Benjamin Cardin NOMaryland Democrat
Eva Clayton YESNorth Carolina Democrat (Until 2004)
Bob Clement NOTennessee Democrat
James Clyburn YESSouth Carolina Democrat
Ronald Coleman YESTexas Democrat (1982-1996)
Gary Condit NOCalifornia Democrat
John Conyers YESMichigan Democrat
Jerry Costello NOIllinois Democrat
William Coyne YESPennsylvania Democrat
Bud Cramer NOAlabama Democrat (Retiring 2008)
Pat Danner NOMissouri Democrat
Peter Defazio YESOregon Democrat
Rosa DeLauro YESConnecticut Democrat
Ron Dellums YESCalifornia Democrat (1993-1998)
Peter Deutsch NOFlorida Democrat (Until 2004)
Norm Dicks YESWashington Democrat
John Dingell NOMichigan Democrat
Julian Dixon YESCalifornia Democrat
Lloyd Doggett YESTexas Democrat
Cal Dooley NOCalifornia Democrat (Until 2004)
Mike Doyle NOPennsylvania Democrat
Chet Edwards NOTexas Democrat (until 2010)
Eliot Engel YESNew York Democrat/Liberal
Anna Eshoo YESCalifornia Democrat
Lane Evans YESIllinois Democrat
Sam Farr YESCalifornia Democrat
Chaka Fattah YESPennsylvania Democrat
Vic Fazio YESCalifornia Democrat
Bob Filner YESCalifornia Democrat (Mayoral run 2011)
Harold Ford YESTennessee Democrat
Barney Frank YESMassachusetts Democrat
Martin Frost NOTexas Democrat (Until 2004)
Elizabeth Furse YESOregon Democrat
Sam Gejdenson YESConnecticut Democrat
Dick Gephardt YESMissouri Democrat (Until 2004)
Bart Gordon NOTennessee Democrat (until 2010)
Gene Green NOTexas Democrat
Luis Gutierrez YESIllinois Democrat
Ralph Moody Hall NOTexas Democrat
Tony Hall YESOhio Democrat (until 2002)
Lee Hamilton NOIndiana Democrat (Until 2004)
Jane Harman NOCalifornia Democrat (Resigned 2011)
Alcee Hastings YESFlorida Democrat
Bill Hefner NONorth Carolina Democrat
Earl Hilliard YESAlabama Democrat
Maurice Hinchey YESNew York Dem./Ind./Lib./Working-Fam.
Tim Holden NOPennsylvania Democrat
Steny Hoyer NOMaryland Democrat
Jesse Louis Jackson YESIllinois Democrat
Sheila Jackson Lee YESTexas Democrat
William Jefferson YESLouisiana Democrat
Eddie Bernice Johnson YESTexas Democrat
Harry Johnston YESFlorida Democrat (1988-1996)
Paul Kanjorski NOPennsylvania Democrat (until 2010)
Marcy Kaptur YESOhio Democrat
Joe Kennedy YESMassachusetts Democrat
Patrick Kennedy YESRhode Island Democrat (until 2010)
Barbara Bailey Kennelly YESConnecticut Democrat
Dale Kildee YESMichigan Democrat
Jerry Kleczka YESWisconsin Democrat (Until 2004)
Ron Klink NOPennsylvania Democrat
John LaFalce YESNew York Democrat/Ind./Lib. (Until 2004
Sander Levin YESMichigan Democrat
John Lewis YESGeorgia Democrat
William Lipinski NOIllinois Democrat (Until 2004)
Zoe Lofgren YESCalifornia Democrat
Nita Lowey YESNew York Democrat
Bill Luther YESMinnesota Democrat/Farmer/Labor
Carolyn Maloney YESNew York Democrat/Liberal
Ed Markey YESMassachusetts Democrat
Frank Mascara NOPennsylvania Democrat
Robert Matsui YESCalifornia Democrat (deceased)
Karen McCarthy YESMissouri Democrat (Until 2004)
Jim McDermott YESWashington Democrat
Paul McHale NOPennsylvania Democrat (retired 1998
Cynthia McKinney YESGeorgia Democrat
Michael McNulty NONew York Dem./Cons. (Retiring 2008)
Marty Meehan YESMassachusetts Democrat (Retired 2007)
Carrie Meek YESFlorida Democrat (retired 2002)
George Miller YESCalifornia Democrat
David Minge YESMinnesota Democrat/Farmer/Labor
Patsy Mink YESHawaii Democrat
Alan Mollohan YESWest Virginia Democrat
James Moran NOVirginia Democrat
John Murtha NOPennsylvania Democrat (Deceased Feb. 2010)
Jerrold Nadler YESNew York Dem./Lib./Working-Families
Richard Neal NOMassachusetts Democrat
James Oberstar YESMinnesota Dem./Farmer/Labor (until 2010)
David Obey YESWisconsin Democrat (until 2010)
John Olver YESMassachusetts Democrat
Solomon Ortiz NOTexas Democrat (Unseated 2010)
Major Owens YESNew York Democrat (until 2007)
Frank Pallone NONew Jersey Democrat
Ed Pastor YESArizona Democrat
Donald Payne YESNew Jersey Democrat
Nancy Pelosi YESCalifornia Democrat
Collin Peterson NOMinnesota Democrat/Farmer/Labor
Owen Pickett NOVirginia Democrat
Earl Pomeroy YESNorth Dakota Democrat (until 2010)
Glenn Poshard NOIllinois Democrat
Nick Rahall YESWest Virginia Democrat
Lynn Nancy Rivers YESMichigan Democrat
Tim Roemer NOIndiana Democrat
Lucille Roybal-Allard YESCalifornia Democrat
Bobby Rush YESIllinois Democrat
Martin Sabo YESMinnesota Democrat/Farmer/Labor
Tom Sawyer YESOhio Democrat
Bobby Scott YESVirginia Democrat
Jose Serrano YESNew York Democrat/Liberal
Norman Sisisky NOVirginia Democrat
David Skaggs YESColorado Democrat
Ike Skelton NOMissouri Democrat (until 2010)
Louise Slaughter YESNew York Democrat
John Spratt NOSouth Carolina Democrat (until 2010)
Pete Stark YESCalifornia Democrat
Charles Stenholm NOTexas Democrat
Bart Stupak YESMichigan Democrat (until 2010)
John Tanner NOTennessee Democrat (until 2010)
Gene Taylor NOMississippi Democrat (until 2010)
Bennie Thompson YESMississippi Democrat
Esteban Torres YESCalifornia Democrat
Ed Towns YESNew York Democrat/Liberal
Jim Traficant NOOhio Democrat
Nydia Velazquez YESNew York Democrat/Working-Families
Bruce Vento YESMinnesota Democrat/Farmer/Labor
Peter Visclosky YESIndiana Democrat
Maxine Waters YESCalifornia Democrat
Mel Watt YESNorth Carolina Democrat
Henry Waxman YESCalifornia Democrat
Pat Williams YESMontana Democrat (1978-1996)
Bob Wise YESWest Virginia Democrat
Lynn Woolsey YESCalifornia Democrat (Retiring 2012)
Albert Wynn YESMaryland Democrat (Unseated 2008)
Sidney Yates YESIllinois Democrat (retired 1998)



Republicans voting on 1996-64

Dick Armey NOTexas Republican
Spencer Bachus NOAlabama Republican
Bill Baker NOCalifornia Republican Former (1994-)
Richard Hugh Baker NOLouisiana Republican (Resigned 2008)
Cass Ballenger NONorth Carolina Republican
Bob Barr NOGeorgia Republican
Bill Barrett NONebraska Republican
Roscoe Bartlett NOMaryland Republican
Joe Linus Barton YESTexas Republican
Charlie Bass NONew Hampshire Republican
Herb Bateman NOVirginia Republican
Doug Bereuter NONebraska Republican (Until 2004)
Brian Bilbray NOCalifornia Republican
Michael Bilirakis NOFlorida Republican
Tom Bliley NOVirginia Republican
Peter Blute NOMassachusetts Republican Former (1994-)
Sherry Boehlert NONew York Republican/Independence
John Boehner NOOhio Republican
Henry Bonilla YESTexas Republican
Sonny Bono NOCalifornia Republican Former (1994-)
Ed Bryant NOTennessee Republican
Richard Burr NONorth Carolina Republican (Until 2004)
Dan Burton NOIndiana Republican
Steve Buyer NOIndiana Republican (until 2010)
Sonny Callahan NOAlabama Republican
Ken Calvert YESCalifornia Republican
Dave Camp NOMichigan Republican
Tom Campbell YESCalifornia Republican (Retired)
Steve Chabot NOOhio Republican
Saxby Chambliss NOGeorgia Republican (Until 2004)
Helen Chenoweth YESIdaho Republican
Jon Christensen NONebraska Republican Former (1994-)
Dick Chrysler NOMichigan Republican Former (1994-)
Bill Clinger NOPennsylvania Republican Former (1994-)
John Howard Coble NONorth Carolina Republican
Mac Collins NOGeorgia Republican
Larry Combest NOTexas Republican
Wes Cooley YESOregon Republican Former (1994-)
Christopher Cox NOCalifornia Republican
Philip Crane NOIllinois Republican (Until 2004)
Barbara Cubin NOWyoming Republican (Retiring 2008)
Duke Cunningham NOCalifornia Republican
Tom Davis NOVirginia Republican (Retiring 2008)
Nathan Deal NOGeorgia Republican (Resigned 2010)
Tom DeLay NOTexas Republican
Jay Dickey NOArkansas Republican
John Doolittle NOCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2008)
Bob Dornan YESCalifornia Republican Former (1994-)
David Dreier NOCalifornia Republican
Jimmy Duncan NOTennessee Republican
Jennifer Dunn NOWashington Republican (Until 2004)
Vernon Ehlers NOMichigan Republican (until 2010)
Robert Ehrlich NOMaryland Republican
Bill Emerson NOMissouri Republican Former (1994-)
Phil English NOPennsylvania Republican (Unseated 2008)
Terry Everett NOAlabama Republican (Retiring 2008)
Thomas Ewing NOIllinois Republican
Harris Fawell NOIllinois Republican Former (1994-)
Jack Fields NOTexas Republican Former (1994-)
Mike Flanagan NOIllinois Republican Former (1994-)
Mark Foley NOFlorida Republican
Michael Forbes NONew York Republican (retired)
Jon Fox NOPennsylvania Republican Former (1994-)
Gary Franks NOConnecticut Republican Former (1994-)
Rodney Frelinghuysen NONew Jersey Republican
Daniel Frisa NONew York Republican Former (1994-)
David Funderburk NONorth Carolina Republican Former (1994-)
Elton Gallegly NOCalifornia Republican
Greg Ganske NOIowa Republican
George Gekas NOPennsylvania Republican
Wayne Gilchrest NOMaryland Republican (Unseated 2008)
Paul Gillmor NOOhio Republican (Deceased 2007)
Benjamin Gilman NONew York Republican
Bob Goodlatte NOVirginia Republican
Bill Goodling NOPennsylvania Republican
Porter Goss NOFlorida Republican (Until 2004)
Lindsey Graham NOSouth Carolina Republican
Jim Greenwood NOPennsylvania Republican (Until 2004)
Steve Gunderson NOWisconsin Republican Former (1994-)
Gil Gutknecht NOMinnesota Republican
Mel Hancock NOMissouri Republican Former (1994-)
James Hansen NOUtah Republican
Denny Hastert NOIllinois Republican (Retired 2007)
Doc Hastings NOWashington Republican
J.D. Hayworth NOArizona Republican (until 2007)
Joel Hefley NOColorado Republican
Fred Heineman NONorth Carolina Republican Former (1994-)
Wally Herger NOCalifornia Republican
Van Hilleary NOTennessee Republican
Dave Hobson NOOhio Republican (Retiring 2008)
Peter Hoekstra NOMichigan Republican (until 2010)
Martin Hoke NOOhio Republican Former (1994-)
Steve Horn NOCalifornia Republican
John Hostettler NOIndiana Republican
Amo Houghton NONew York Republican/Conservative
Duncan Hunter NOCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2008)
Henry Hyde NOIllinois Republican
Bob Inglis NOSouth Carolina Republican (until 2010)
Ernest Istook NOOklahoma Republican
Nancy Lee Johnson NOConnecticut Republican
Sam Johnson NOTexas Republican
Walter Beaman Jones NONorth Carolina Republican
John Kasich NOOhio Republican
Sue Kelly NONew York Republican (until 2007)
Jay Kim NOCalifornia Republican Former (1994-)
Peter King NONew York Rep./Ind./Cons./Right-To-Life
Jack Kingston NOGeorgia Republican
Scott Klug NOWisconsin Republican Former (1994-)
Joe Knollenberg NOMichigan Republican (Unseated 2008)
Jim Kolbe NOArizona Republican
Ray LaHood NOIllinois Republican (Retiring 2008)
Steve Largent NOOklahoma Republican
Tom Latham NOIowa Republican
Steven LaTourette NOOhio Republican
Rick Lazio NONew York Republican/Cons.
Jim Leach NOIowa Republican
Jerry Lewis NOCalifornia Republican
Ron Lewis NOKentucky Republican (Retiring 2008)
Jim Lightfoot NOIowa Republican Former (1994-)
Bob Livingston NOLouisiana Republican Former (1994-)
Frank LoBiondo NONew Jersey Republican
Jim Longley NOMaine Republican Former (1994-)
Frank Dean Lucas NOOklahoma Republican
Donald Manzullo NOIllinois Republican
Marty Martinez YESCalifornia Republican
Bill McCollum NOFlorida Republican (Until 2001)
Jim McCrery NOLouisiana Republican (Retiring 2008)
Joe McDade NOPennsylvania Republican Former (1994-)
John McHugh NONew York Republican/Conservative
Scott McInnis NOColorado Republican (Until 2004)
David McIntosh NOIndiana Republican
Buck McKeon NOCalifornia Republican
Jack Metcalf NOWashington Republican
Jan Meyers NOKansas Republican Former (1994-)
John Mica NOFlorida Republican
Dan Miller NOFlorida Republican (retired)
Susan Molinari NONew York Republican Former (1994-)
Carlos Moorhead NOCalifornia Republican Former (1994-)
Connie Morella NOMaryland Republican
John Myers NOIndiana Republican Former (1994-)
Sue Myrick NONorth Carolina Republican
George Nethercutt NOWashington Republican (Until 2004)
Mark Neumann NOWisconsin Republican Former (1994-)
Bob Ney NOOhio Republican
Charlie Norwood NOGeorgia Republican
Jim Nussle NOIowa Republican
Michael Oxley NOOhio Republican
Ron Packard NOCalifornia Republican
Mike Parker NOMissouri Republican (retired 1998)
Bill Paxon NONew York Republican Former (1994-)
Tom Petri NOWisconsin Republican
Richard Pombo NOCalifornia Republican
John Porter NOIllinois Republican (retired)
Rob Portman NOOhio Republican
Deborah Pryce NOOhio Republican
Jack Quinn NONew York Republican/Ind./Cons.
Jim Ramstad NOMinnesota Republican (Retiring 2008)
Ralph Regula NOOhio Republican (Retiring 2008)
Frank Riggs NOCalifornia Republican Former (1994-)
Hal Rogers NOKentucky Republican
Dana Rohrabacher NOCalifornia Republican
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen NOFlorida Republican
Toby Roth NOWisconsin Republican Former (1994-)
Marge Roukema NONew Jersey Republican
Ed Royce NOCalifornia Republican
Matt Salmon NOArizona Republican
Mark Sanford NOSouth Carolina Republican Former (-2000)
Jim Saxton NONew Jersey Republican (Retiring 2008)
Joe Scarborough YESFlorida Republican
Dan Schaefer NOColorado Republican Former (1994-)
Andrea Seastrand NOCalifornia Republican Former (1994-)
James Sensenbrenner NOWisconsin Republican
John Shadegg NOArizona Republican
Clay Shaw NOFlorida Republican
Christopher Shays NOConnecticut Republican (Unseated 2008)
Bud Shuster NOPennsylvania Rep. (resigned 3/3/2001)
Christopher Smith NONew Jersey Republican
Lamar Smith NOTexas Republican
Linda Smith YESWashington Republican Former (1994-)
Nick Smith NOMichigan Republican (Until 2004)
Gerald Solomon NONew York Republican Former (1994-)
Mark Souder NOIndiana Republican (until 2010)
Floyd Spence NOSouth Carolina Republican
Cliff Stearns NOFlorida Republican
Steve Stockman YESTexas Republican Former (1994-)
Jim Talent NOMissouri Republican
Randy Tate NOWashington Republican Former (1994-)
Billy Tauzin NOLouisiana Republican (Until 2004)
Charles Taylor NONorth Carolina Republican
Bill Thomas NOCalifornia Republican
Mac Thornberry NOTexas Republican
Todd Tiahrt NOKansas Republican (until 2010)
Peter Torkildsen NOMassachusetts Republican Former (1994-)
Fred Upton NOMichigan Republican
Barbara Vucanovich NONevada Republican Former (1994-)
Robert Walker NOPennsylvania Republican Former (1994-)
Jim Walsh NONew York Rep./Ind. (Retiring 2008)
Zach Wamp NOTennessee Republican (until 2010)
Curt Weldon NOPennsylvania Republican
Dave Weldon NOFlorida Republican (Retiring 2008)
Jerry Weller NOIllinois Republican (Retiring 2008)
Rick White NOWashington Republican Former (1994-)
Ed Whitfield NOKentucky Republican
Roger Wicker NOMississippi Republican (Senate 2008)
Frank Wolf NOVirginia Republican
Bill Young NOFlorida Republican
Don Young NOAlaska Republican
Bill Zeliff NONew Hampshire Republican Former (1994-)



Independents voting on 1996-64

Sanford Bishop YESGeorgia Former Democrat (until 2010)
Charles Canady NOFlorida Former GOP
Michael Castle NODelaware Former GOP (until 2010)
Lincoln Diaz-Balart NOFlorida Former GOP (until 2010)
Tillie Fowler NOFlorida Former GOP
Tom Lantos YESCalifornia Former Democrat (until 2008)
John Linder NOGeorgia Former GOP (until 2010)
George Radanovich NOCalifornia Former GOP (until 2010)
Bernie Sanders YESVermont Independent
Joe Skeen NONew Mexico Former Republican
Bob Stump NOArizona Former GOP (until 2010)
Karen Thurman YESFlorida Former Democrat