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Patterns in key vote on gay marriage

The amendment sponsored by Rep. Philip Travis posed the most direct question to lawmakers in two days of debate on gay marriage. It called for amending the constitution to define marriage solely as the union of a man and a woman. The amendment did not call for civil unions. It was defeated 103–94 last night.
SOURCE: Boston Globe analysis of Associated Press roll call
Note: Two legislators did not vote on the Travis amendment.
Globe Staff Chart / Bill Dedman and Sean McNaughton
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