Senate roll vote on border security amendment

The 57-43 roll call Thursday by which the Senate killed an amendment by Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, to the immigration bill. The amendment would have required the U.S.-Mexico border to be under control for six months before any immigrant here illegally could obtain legal status.

A “yes” vote is a vote to table the amendment.

Voting yes were 50 Democrats, 5 Republicans and 2 independents.

Voting no were 2 Democrats and 41 Republicans.

Democrats Yes

Baldwin, Wis.; Baucus, Mont.; Begich, Alaska; Bennet, Colo.; Blumenthal, Conn.; Boxer, Calif.; Brown, Ohio; Cantwell, Wash.; Cardin, Md.; Carper, Del.; Casey, Pa.; Coons, Del.; Cowan, Mass.; Donnelly, Ind.; Durbin, Ill.; Feinstein, Calif.; Franken, Minn.; Gillibrand, N.Y.; Hagan, N.C.; Harkin, Iowa; Heinrich, N.M.; Heitkamp, N.D.; Hirono, Hawaii; Johnson, S.D.; Kaine, Va.; Klobuchar, Minn.; Landrieu, La.; Leahy, Vt.; Levin, Mich.; McCaskill, Mo.; Menendez, N.J.; Merkley, Ore.; Mikulski, Md.; Murphy, Conn.; Murray, Wash.; Nelson, Fla.; Reed, R.I.; Reid, Nev.; Rockefeller, W.V.; Schatz, Hawaii; Schumer, N.Y.; Shaheen, N.H.; Stabenow, Mich.; Tester, Mont.; Udall, Colo.; Udall, N.M.; Warner, Va.; Warren, Mass.; Whitehouse, R.I.; Wyden, Ore.

Democrats No

Manchin, W.V.; Pryor, Ark.

Republicans Yes

Flake, Ariz.; Graham, S.C.; McCain, Ariz.; Murkowski, Alaska; Rubio, Fla.

Republicans No

Alexander, Tenn.; Ayotte, N.H.; Barrasso, Wyo.; Blunt, Mo.; Boozman, Ark.; Burr, N.C.; Chambliss, Ga.; Chiesa, N.J.; Coats, Ind.; Coburn, Okla.; Cochran, Miss.; Collins, Maine; Corker, Tenn.; Cornyn, Texas; Crapo, Idaho; Cruz, Texas; Enzi, Wyo.; Fischer, Neb.; Grassley, Iowa; Hatch, Utah; Heller, Nev.; Hoeven, N.D.; Inhofe, Okla.; Isakson, Ga.; Johanns, Neb.; Johnson, Wis.; Kirk, Ill.; Lee, Utah; McConnell, Ky.; Moran, Kan.; Paul, Ky.; Portman, Ohio; Risch, Idaho; Roberts, Kan.; Scott, S.C.; Sessions, Ala.; Shelby, Ala.; Thune, S.D.; Toomey, Pa.; Vitter, La.; Wicker, Miss.

Independents Yes

King, Maine; Sanders, Vt.

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