Thursday, October 7, 2004

H.J.Res. 106: "Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to marriage."

"Marriage in the United States shall consist solely of the union of a man and a woman. Neither this Constitution, nor the constitution of any State, shall be construed to require that marriage or the legal incidents thereof be conferred upon any union other than the union of a man and a woman."

Roll Call 484 of September 30, 2004: Failed with 227 Yea, 186 Nay, 20 not voting. Two thirds are required for passage.

The 435 members of the House of Representatives fell 63 votes shy of the 290 needed for passage.

Vote Analysis: by state
R's—191 Yea, 27 Nay, 9 Not voting
D's—36 Yea, 158 Nay, 11 Not voting
I's—1 Nay

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