Here is the Virginia Senate vote on a bill to raise the drinking age to 21: FOR (29): Howard Anderson (D-Halifax, Daniel Bird (D-Wythe), John Buchanan (D-Wise), Joe Canada (R-Virginia Beach), John Chichester (R-Stafford), Charles Colgan (D-Prince William), Elmo Cross (D-Hanover), Clive DuVal II (D-Fairfax), William Fears (D-Accomack), Joseph Gartlan (D-Fairfax), Virgil Goode (D-Rocky Mount), Elmon Gray (D-Sussex), Clarence Holland (D-Virginia Beach), Edward Holland (D-Arlington), Edd Houck (D-Spotsylvania), James Jones (D-Washington), Granger MacFarlane (D-Roanoke), Madison Marye (D-Montgomery), Wiley Mitchell (R-Alexandria), Frank Nolen (D-Augusta), William Parkerson (D-Henrico), John Russell (R-Fairfax), Robert Russell (R-Chesterfield), Richard Saslaw (D-Fairfax), Elliot Schewel (D-Lynchburg), William Truban (R-Woodstock), Charles Waddell (D-Loudoun), Douglas Wilder (D-Richmond), Edward Willey (D-Richmond). AGAINST (11): Hunter Andrews (D-Hampton), Peter Babalas (D-Norfolk), Onico Barker (R-Danville), Dudley (Buzz) Emick Jr. (D-Botetourt), Richard Holland (D-Isle of Wight), Johnny Joannou (D-Portsmouth), Thomas Michie (D-Charlottesville), Kevin Miller (R-Harrisonburg), William Parker (D-Chesapeake), Robert Scott (D-Newport News), Stanley Walker (D-Norfolk).
This was the 52-to-48 vote by which the House of Delegates passed a bill requiring motorists to wear their seat belts: DEMOCRATS FOR (37): Almand, Bagley, F.C., Cohen, Cooper, Copeland, DeBoer, Diamonstein, Dobyns, Ealey, Finney, Glasscock, Grayson, Heilig, Keating, Lambert, Manning, Marshall, Maxwell, McDiarmid, Miller, Y.B., Moore, Munford, O'Brien, J.W., Parker, Plum, Quillen, Robinson, W.P., Saunders, Slayton, Stambaugh, Stieffen, Terry, Van Landingham, Van Yahres, Watts, Woodrum, Philpott. REPUBLICANS FOR (15): Andrews, Benedetti, Bloxom, Brown, Calvert, Cody, Dillard, Gordy, Jester, Medico, Morgan, O'Brien, W.R., Orebaugh, Parrish, Tata. DEMOCRATS AGAINST (28): Ackerman, Anderson, Axselle, Bagley, R.M., Ball, Brickley, Councill, Crawnell, Creekmore, Dickinson, Dicks, Forehand, Green, Hall, Jennings, Jones, Lacy, Marks, McClanan, McGlothlin, Morrison, Moss, Murphy, Pickett, Robinson, J.W., Smith, Thomas, Wilson. REPUBLICANS AGAINST (19): Agee, Allen, Beard, Callahan, Crouch, Cunningham, Giesen, Guest, Hanger, Hargrove, Harris, Hawkins, Miller, C., Moncure, Rollins, Stafford, Stosch, Watkins, Wilkins. INDEPENDENT AGAINST (1): Putney.
This was the 78-to-21 vote by which the House of Delegates passed a bill to require prior parental or judicial consent for a minor's abortion: DEMOCRATS FOR (43): Ackerman, Anderson, Axselle, Bagley, R.M., Ball, Brickley, Cooper, Copeland, Councill, Cranwell, Creekmore, DeBoer, Diamonstein, Dickinson, Dicks, Finney, Forehand, Green, Hall, Heilig, Jones, Keating, Lacy, Manning, Marks, Maxwell, McClananan, McGlothlin, Miller, Y.B., Moore, Morrison, Moss, Murphy, O'Brien, J.W., Parker, Saunders, Smith, Stieffen, Terry, Thomas, Wilson, Woodrum, Philpott. REPUBLICANS FOR (34): Agee, Allen, Andrews, Beard, Benedetti, Bloxom, Brown, Callahan, Calvert, Cody, Crouch, Cunningham, Dillard, Giesen, Gordy, Guest, Hanger, Hargrove, Harris, Hawkins, Jester, Medico, Miller, C., Moncure, Morgan, O'Brien, W.R., Orebaugh, Parrish, Rollins, Stafford, Stosch, Tata, Watkins, Wilkins. INDEPENDENT FOR (1): Putney. DEMOCRATS AGAINST (21): Almand, Bagley, F.C., Cohen, Dobyns, Ealey, Glasscock, Grayson, Jennings, Lambert, Marshall, McDiarmid, Munford, Pickett, Plum, Quillen, Robinson, J.W., Slayton, Stambaugh, Van Landingham, Van Yahres, Watts. NOT VOTING: Robinson, W.P.