Politics & Government

How Meck lawmakers voted during special session

Tim Moore, Speaker of the House, left, confers with Phil Berger, President Pro Tempore, in the Senate chambers during a special session of the N.C. General Assembly at the Legislative Building in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, Dec. 16, 2016.
Tim Moore, Speaker of the House, left, confers with Phil Berger, President Pro Tempore, in the Senate chambers during a special session of the N.C. General Assembly at the Legislative Building in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, Dec. 16, 2016. ehyman@newsobserver.com

Here’s how Mecklenburg County lawmakers voted on the key bills of this week’s second special session:

▪ Senate Bill 4: Would replace the current State Board of Elections with the current eight-member State Ethics Commission. The new board would assume lobbying regulation duties from the Secretary of State. Also reorganizes county elections boards.

▪ House Bill 17: Requires legislative approval of the governor’s choices for Cabinet positions, and restricts other appointments.

Senate

SB 4

HB 17

Joel Ford, D

No

No

Jeff Jackson, D

No

Abs.

Bob Rucho, R

Yes

Yes

Jeff Tarte, R

Yes

Abs.

Joyce Waddell, D

No

No

House

SB 4

HB 17

Kelly Alexander, D

ABs

No

Dan Bishop, R

Yes

Yes

John Bradford, R

Abs.

Yes

Bill Brawley, R

Yes

Yes

Rob Bryan, R

NV

Yes

Becky Carney, D

No

No

Tricia Cotham, D

No

No

Carla Cunningham, D

Abs.

Abs.

Beverly Earle, D

Abs.

Abs.

Rodney Moore, D

Abs.

No

Justin Moore, R

Yes

Yes

Scott Stone, R

Yes

Yes

Abs.: Absent

NV: Not voting

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