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How legislators voted on a Senate leadership gay marriage amendment

How Massachusetts state lawmakers voted Wednesday on a proposed constitutional amendment offered by bipartisan Senate leadership that would define marriage as a union of a man and woman and make civil unions automatically legal in Massachusetts in November 2006.

 

The amendment, which was defeated 104-94, was proposed by Senate President Robert Travaglini, D-Boston, and Senate Minority Leader Brian Lees, R-East Longmeadow.

Under the amendment, any gay couples married between mid-May, when the first licenses could be issued, and November 2006, when a constitutional amendment would take effect, would be stripped of their marriage certificate by the state and automatically considered part of a civil union.

SENATE:

Robert A. Antonioni, D-Leominster - Y

Steven A. Baddour, D-Methuen - Y

Jarrett T. Barrios, D-Cambridge - Y

Frederick E. Berry, D-Peabody - Y

Stephen M. Brewer, D-Barre - Y

Harriette L. Chandler, D-Worcester - Y

Robert S. Creedon Jr., D-Brockton - N

Cynthia Stone Creem, D-Newton - Y

Susan C. Fargo, D-Lincoln - Y

Guy William Glodis, D-Auburn - Y

John A. Hart Jr., D-Boston - Y

Robert A. Havern, D-Arlington - Y

Robert L. Hedlund, R-Weymouth - N

Brian A. Joyce, D-Milton - Y

Michael R. Knapik, R-Westfield - Y

Brian P. Lees, R-East Longmeadow - Y

David P. Magnani, D-Framingham - N

Thomas M. McGee, D-Lynn - Y

Linda J. Melconian, D-Springfield - Y

Joan M. Menard, D-Somerset - Y

Mark C. Montigny, D-New Bedford - Y

Richard T. Moore, D-Uxbridge - N

Michael W. Morrissey, D-Quincy - N

Therese Murray, D-Plymouth - Y

Andrea F. Nuciforo Jr., D-Pittsfield - Y

Robert O'Leary, D-Barnstable - Y

Marc R. Pacheco, D-Taunton - Y

Steven C. Panagiotakos, D-Lowell - Y

Pamela P. Resor, D-Acton - Y

Stanley C. Rosenberg, D-Amherst - Y

Charles E. Shannon Jr., D-Winchester - Y

Jo Ann Sprague, R-Walpole - N

Bruce E. Tarr, R-Gloucester - Y

Richard R. Tisei, R-Wakefield - Y

Steve A. Tolman, D-Boston - Y

Robert E. Travaglini, D-Boston - Y

Susan C. Tucker, D-Andover - Y

Marian Walsh, D-Boston - N

Dianne Wilkerson, D-Boston - Y

HOUSE:

Christopher P. Asselin, D-Springfield - N

Cory Atkins, D-Concord - Y

Demetrius J. Atsalis, D-Hyannis - N

Bruce J. Ayers, D-Quincy - N

Ruth B. Balser, D-Newton - N

John J. Binienda, D-Worcester - N

Deborah D. Blumer, D-Framingham - Y

Daniel E. Bosley, D-North Adams - Y

Garrett J. Bradley, D-Hingham - N

Arthur J. Broadhurst, D-Methuen - N

Scott P. Brown, R-Wrentham - N

Stephen J. Buoniconti, D-West Springfield - Y

Antonio F. D. Cabral, D-New Bedford - Y

Jennifer M. Callahan, D-Sutton - Y

Christine E. Canavan, D-Brockton - N

Gale D. Candaras, D-Wilbraham - N

Mark J. Carron, D-Southbridge - N

Paul C. Casey, D-Winchester - N

Vincent P. Ciampa, D-Somerville - N

Edward G. Connolly, D-Everett - N

Michael J. Coppola, R-Foxboro - N

Robert Correia, D-Fall River - N

Michael A. Costello, D-Newburyport - Y

Robert K. Coughlin, D-Dedham - Y

Geraldine Creedon, D-Brockton - Y

Robert A. DeLeo, D-Winthrop - Y

Viriato Manuel deMacedo, R-Plymouth - N

Paul C. Demakis, D-Boston - Y

Brian S. Dempsey, D-Haverhill - N

Salvatore F. DiMasi, D-Boston - N

Paul J. Donato, D-Medford - N

Christopher J. Donelan, D-Orange - Y

Carol A. Donovan, D-Woburn - Y

Joseph R. Driscoll, D-Braintree - N

James B. Eldridge, D-Acton - Y

Lewis G. Evangelidis, R-Holden - N

James H. Fagan, D-Taunton - Y

Christopher G. Fallon, D-Malden - Y

Mark V. Falzone, D-Saugus - Y

Robert F. Fennell, D-Lynn - Y

Michael E. Festa, D-Melrose - Y

Barry R. Finegold, D-Andover - Y

Thomas M. Finneran, D-Boston - N

David L. Flynn, D-Bridgewater - Y

Gloria L. Fox, D-Boston - Y

John P. Fresolo, D-Worcester - N

Paul K. Frost, R-Auburn - N

William C. Galvin, D-Canton - Y

Colleen M. Garry, D-Dracut - N

Thomas N. George, R-Yarmouth - N

Susan W. Gifford, R-Wareham - N

Anne M. Gobi, D-Spencer - Y

Emile J. Goguen, D-Fitchburg - N

Brian Paul Golden, D-Boston - N

Thomas A. Golden Jr., D-Lowell - N

Shirley Gomes, R-South Harwich - N

Mary E. Grant, D-Beverly - Y

William G. Greene Jr., D-Billerica - N

Patricia A. Haddad, D-Somerset - N

Geoffrey D. Hall, D-Westford - N

Robert S. Hargraves, R-Groton - N

Lida E. Harkins, D-Needham - N

Bradford Hill, R-Ipswich - N

Reed V. Hillman, R-Sturbridge - N

Kevin G. Honan, D-Boston - Y

Mark A. Howland, D-Freetown - Y

Donald F. Humason Jr., R-Westfield - N

Frank M. Hynes, D-Marshfield - N

Patricia D. Jehlen, D-Somerville - Y

Bradley H. Jones Jr., R-North Reading - N

Louis L. Kafka, D-Sharon - Y

Michael F. Kane, D-Holyoke - N

Rachel Kaprielian, D-Watertown - Y

Jay R. Kaufman, D-Lexington - Y

Daniel F. Keenan, D-Southwick - N

Shaun P. Kelly, R-Dalton - N

Thomas P. Kennedy, D-Brockton - Y

Kay Khan, D-Newton - Y

Brian Knuuttila, D-Gardner - N

Peter V. Kocot, D-Florence - Y

Robert M. Koczera, D-New Bedford - N

Peter J. Koutoujian, D-Waltham - N

Paul Kujawski, D-Webster - N

Stephen Kulik, D-Worthington - Y

Barbara A. L'Italien, D-Andover - Y

William Lantigua, I-Lawrence - N

Peter J. Larkin, D-Pittsfield - N

James Brendan Leary, D-Worcester - Y

Stephen P. LeDuc, D-Marlboro - Y

John A. Lepper, R-Attleboro - N

David P. Linsky, D-Natick - Y

Paul J. Loscocco, R-Holliston - N

Elizabeth A. Malia, D-Boston - N

Ronald Mariano, D-Quincy - (NOT VOTING)

James J. Marzilli Jr., D-Arlington - Y

James R. Miceli, D-Wilmington - N

Charles A. Murphy, D-Burlington - Y

James M. Murphy, D-Weymouth - N

Kevin J. Murphy, D-Lowell - Y

David M. Nangle, D-Lowell - N

Harold P. Naughton Jr., D-Clinton - N

Robert J. Nyman, D-Hanover - N

Thomas J. O'Brien, D-Kingston - N

Eugene L. O'Flaherty, D-Chelsea - N

Shirley Owens-Hicks, D-Boston - Y

Marie J. Parente, D-Milford - N

Matthew Patrick, D-Falmouth - N

Anne M. Paulsen, D-Belmont - Y

Vincent A. Pedone, D-Worcester - N

Alice H. Peisch, D-Wellesley - Y

Jeffrey D. Perry, R-Sandwich - N

Douglas W. Petersen, D-Marblehead - Y

George N. Peterson Jr., R-Grafton - N

Thomas M. Petrolati, D-Ludlow - N

Anthony Petruccelli, D-Boston - Y

William ''Smitty'' Pignatelli, D-Lenox - N

Elizabeth A. Poirier, R-North Attleboro - N

Karyn E. Polito, R-Shrewsbury - N

Susan W. Pope, R-Wayland - N

John F. Quinn, D-Dartmouth - N

Kathi-Anne Reinstein, D-Revere - Y

Cheryl A. Rivera, D-Springfield - Y

Michael J. Rodrigues, D-Westport - Y

Mary S. Rogeness, R-Longmeadow - N

John H. Rogers, D-Norwood - N

Michael J. Ruane, D-Salem - N

Michael F. Rush, D-Boston - N

Byron Rushing, D-Boston - N

Jeffrey Sanchez, D-Boston - N

Angelo M. Scaccia, D-Boston - N

John W. Scibak, D-South Hadley - Y

Mary Jane Simmons, D-Leominster - N

Frank Israel Smizik, D-Brookline - N

Theodore C. Speliotis, D-Danvers - N

Robert P. Spellane, D-Worcester - Y

Joyce A. Spiliotis, D-Peabody - N

Karen Spilka, D-Ashland - Y

Harriett L. Stanley, D-West Newbury - Y

Thomas M. Stanley, D-Waltham - N

Marie P. St.Fleur, D-Boston - N

Ellen Story, D-Amherst - Y

William M. Straus, D-Mattapoisett - Y

David B. Sullivan, D-Fall River - Y

Benjamin Swan, D-Springfield - Y

Kathleen M. Teahan, D-Whitman - Y

Walter F. Timilty, D-Milton - N

A. Stephen Tobin, D-Quincy - N

Timothy J. Toomey Jr., D-Cambridge - N

David M. Torrisi, D-North Andover - Y

Philip Travis, D-Rehoboth - N

Eric Turkington, D-Falmouth - N

James E. Vallee, D-Franklin - N

Anthony J. Verga, D-Gloucester - Y

Joseph F. Wagner, D-Chicopee - N

Brian P. Wallace, D-Boston - N

Patricia A. Walrath, D-Stow - N

Martin J. Walsh, D-Boston - N

Steven M. Walsh, D-Lynn - Y

Daniel K. Webster, R-Hanson - N

Alice K. Wolf, D-Cambridge - N

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