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Vote
Name
Party
District
 
 
100%-
50%-
0%-
Yes
No
NV
Yes
No
NV
Yes
No
NV
Dem
GOP
Total
   

The display of a specific roll call is divided into three panels.

At the bottom of the panel are one or two buttons:

  • More Votes: This button simply calls up VOTES.HTM to see a full list of the votes for the year in which the specific vote will appear only if the vote-view page was called up from a page other than VOTES.HTM -- since you can simply return to VOTES.HTM by just clicking the back button.

  • Print: Use this button rather than your browser's print command to print a clean copy of the roll-call information.

    The reason is that your browser's print function will just print what's displayed by the brower. So the votes of members that are not visible in the member vote panel will not get printed.

    With the print button, the summary panel and the full list of the member votes will be printed, if you go forward with printing -- but not the graphical chart.

    Notes: MDN's unique roll call database covers the significant legislative votes going back to 1995.

    The role calls cover only significant, news worthy votes for which there is a clear issue. Excluded are votes on amendments or substitutes which contain a laundry-list of topics making it impossible to discern the issue upon which legislators were voting and, thus, making it impossible to write a simple description on what the vote was about.

    Unfortunately, the legislature has begun routinely passing these omnibus, multi-subject amendments and substitutes that are in clear violation of the state Supreme Court's decision restricting bills to a single topic.

    The descriptions of the votes are written by MDN's director, Phill Brooks, who has covered the legislature for one-half century, making him dean of the statehouse press corps.