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Roll Call of Senate Vote On Witnesses

washingtonpost.com staff
Wednesday, January 27, 1999

The 56-44 roll call by which the Senate voted to reject a motion to allow House prosecutors to call witnesses in the impeachment trial of President Clinton. Prosecutors on Tuesday said they wanted to call Monica S. Lewinsky, Vernon Jordan and White House aide Sidney Blumenthal, and requested that Clinton be available to be deposed.

On this vote, a "yes" vote was a vote to allow prosecutors to depose the witnesses, and a "no" vote was a vote to prevent witnesses from giving testimony.

Voting "yes" were 55 Republicans and 1 Democrat Sen. Russ Feingold (D-Wis.). Voting "no" were 44 Democrats.

Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions (R): Yes Sen. Richard Shelby (R): Yes
Alaska Sen. Frank Murkowski (R): Yes Sen. Ted Stevens (R): Yes
Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl (R): Yes Sen. John McCain (R): Yes
Arkansas Sen. Tim Hutchinson (R): Yes Sen. Blanche Lambert Lincoln (D): No
California Sen. Barbara Boxer (D): No Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D): No
Colorado Sen. Wayne Allard (R): Yes Sen. Ben Nighthorse Campbell (R): Yes
Connecticut Sen. Christopher Dodd (D): No Sen. Joseph Lieberman (D): No
Delaware Sen. Joseph Biden (D): No Sen. William Roth (R): Yes
Florida Sen. Bob Graham (D): No Sen. Connie Mack (R): Yes
Georgia Sen. Max Cleland (D): No Sen. Paul Coverdell (R): Yes
Hawaii Sen. Daniel Akaka (D): No Sen. Daniel Inouye (D): No
Idaho Sen. Larry Craig (R): Yes Sen. Mike Crapo (R): Yes
Illinois Sen. Richard Durbin (D): No Sen. Peter Fitzgerald (R): Yes
Indiana Sen. Evan Bayh (D) No Sen. Richard Lugar (R): Yes
Iowa Sen. Charles Grassley (R): Yes Sen. Tom Harkin (D): No
Kansas Sen. Sam Brownback (R): Yes Sen. Pat Roberts (R): Yes
Kentucky Sen. Jim Bunning (R): Yes Sen. Mitch McConnell (R): Yes
Louisiana Sen. John Breaux (D): No Sen. Mary Landrieu (D): No
Maine Sen. Susan Collins (R): Yes Sen. Olympia Snowe (R): Yes
Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D): No Sen. Paul Sarbanes (D): No
Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy (D): No Sen. John Kerry (D): No
Michigan Sen. Spencer Abraham (R): Yes Sen. Carl Levin (D): No
Minnesota Sen. Rod Grams (R): Yes Sen. Paul Wellstone (D): No
Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran (R): Yes Sen. Trent Lott (R): Yes
Missouri Sen. John Ashcroft (R): Yes Sen. Christopher (Kit) Bond (R): Yes
Montana Sen. Max Baucus (D): No Sen. Conrad Burns (R): Yes
Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel (R): Yes Sen. Bob Kerrey (D): No
Nevada Sen. Richard Bryan (D): No Sen. Harry Reid (D): No
New Hampshire Sen. Judd Gregg (R): Yes Sen. Bob Smith (R): Yes
New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D): No Sen. Robert Torricelli (D): No
New Mexico Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D): No Sen. Pete Domenici (R): Yes
New York Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan (D): No Sen. Charles Schumer (D): No
North Carolina Sen. John Edwards (D): No Sen. Jesse Helms (R): Yes
North Dakota Sen. Kent Conrad (D): No Sen. Byron Dorgan (D): No
Ohio Sen. Mike DeWine (R): Yes Sen. George Voinovich (R): Yes
Oklahoma Sen. James Inhofe (R): Yes Sen. Don Nickles (R): Yes
Oregon Sen. Gordon Smith (R): Yes Sen. Ron Wyden (D): No
Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum (R): Yes Sen. Arlen Specter (R): Yes
Rhode Island Sen. John Chafee (R): Yes Sen. Jack Reed (D): No
South Carolina Sen. Ernest "Fritz" Hollings (D): No Sen. Strom Thurmond (R): Yes
South Dakota Sen. Thomas Daschle (D): No Sen. Tim Johnson (D): No
Tennessee Sen. Bill Frist (R): Yes Sen. Fred Thompson (R): Yes
Texas Sen. Phil Gramm (R): Yes Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R): Yes
Utah Sen. Robert Bennett (R): Yes Sen. Orrin Hatch (R): Yes
Vermont Sen. James Jeffords (R): Yes Sen. Patrick Leahy (D): No
Virginia Sen. Charles Robb (D): No Sen. John Warner (R): Yes
Washington Sen. Slade Gorton (R): Yes Sen. Patty Murray (D): No
West Virginia Sen. Robert Byrd (D): No Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D): No
Wisconsin Sen. Russell Feingold (D): Yes Sen. Herb Kohl (D): No
Wyoming Sen. Mike Enzi (R): Yes Sen. Craig Thomas (R): Yes


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