Vote Tally Count Keystone Pipeline

Nine Democrats joined a unanimous Republican caucus to support the bill: Sens. Michael Bennet of Colorado, Tom Carper of Delaware, Bob Casey of Pennsylvania, Joe Donnelly of Indiana, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Claire McCaskill of Missouri, Jon Tester of Montana and Mark Warner of Virginia.

U.S. Senate Roll Call Votes 114th Congress – 1st Session

as compiled through Senate LIS by the Senate Bill Clerk under the direction of the Secretary of the Senate

Click on “Blue” summaries below for individual votes.

Vote Summary

Question: On Passage of the Bill (S.1 As Amended )
Vote Number: 49 Vote Date: January 29, 2015, 03:47 PM
Required For Majority: 1/2 Vote Result: Bill Passed
Measure Number: S. 1 (Keystone XL Pipeline Act )
Measure Title: A bill to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Vote Counts: YEAs 62
NAYs 36
Not Voting 2
Vote Summary By Senator Name By Vote Position By Home State

The White House promptly declared that Mr. Obama would veto the measure — which would force the approval of a proposed 1,179-mile oil pipeline from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico — in a stroke of the pen that is expected to be the opening shot in a series of vetoes of Republican measures.

The Senate voted 60 to 36 in favor of building the pipeline. 62-36

Passage of the Senate bill sends the measure back to the House, which passed a largely similar bill earlier this month. House leaders are still deciding whether to simply pass the Senate bill as it is, or to hold a conference merging the House and Senate bills into a new bill, which would then be voted on by each chamber.

More at NY Times


11 Responses to “Vote Tally Count Keystone Pipeline”

  1. My Article Read (1-29-2015) (1-30-2015) | My Daily Musing Says:

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  2. lafayetteangel Says:

    Excuse me if I sound surprised. Joe Donnelly voted for the Keystone bill.That is a first for him. He has been a Obama brown noser since Obama got into the office. Did he finally see the signs? I doubt it.


  3. Always On Watch Says:

    Enough votes to override the veto? Probably not.


  4. Jersey McJones Says:


    He’ll veto it. No one but conservative ideologues will care. bla bla bla



  5. the unit Says:

    Ok just send it. So he vetoes it. It’s late and I be tired, too tired to look up the rules. But I think it’s 2/3 to override…of those present and voting. So maybe not need 67. Can’t maybe the weather service predict snow and ice so that a certain bunch can’t make it in to be present and vote. Or slip on their exercise machine and be bummed up and not make it in. Or held by ISIS for ransom and not make it in. lol

    Liked by 1 person

    • bunkerville Says:

      I think it is 67 period.


  6. Steve Dennis Says:

    Thanks for sharing this; it appears as though everyone in New Hampshire held to the party line. The two Democrats voted against it and the two Republicans voted for it.

    Liked by 1 person

    • bunkerville Says:

      Looks like we won’t get a super majority. But let him veto it with that damn pen of his.

      Liked by 1 person

      • Steve Dennis Says:

        Yes, make the Democrats the “party of no!”

        Liked by 2 people

      • Always On Watch Says:


        Liked by 1 person

      • bunkerville Says:

        I would pass bill after bill.


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