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Obamacare and Cap-and-Trade Wrap


Here are the defeated Democratic incumbents broken down based on their votes on the House health care reform bill of November 7, 2009 (HR 3962) and cap-and-trade bill of June 26, 2009 (HR 2454).  As it shows, 36 of the 46 Democratic incumbents (78%) who ended up losing were among those who voted for at least one of these two bills.


Defeated Democratic Incumbents Who Voted for Both Cap-and-Trade and Health Care Reform (18):

Alan Grayson (FL-8) 

Ron Klein (FL-22) 

Debbie Halvorson (IL-11) 

Phil Hare (IL-17) 

Baron Hill (IN-9) 

Mark Schauer (MI-7) 

Jim Oberstar (MN-8) 

Dina Titus (NV-3) 

Carol Shea-Porter (NH-1) 

John Hall (NY-19) 

Bob Etheridge (NC-2) 

Mary Jo Kilroy (OH-15) 

Zack Space (OH-18) 

Patrick Murphy (PA-8) 

Paul Kanjorski (PA-11) 

John Spratt (SC-5) 

Tom Perriello (VA-5) 

Steve Kagen (WI-8)


Defeated Democratic Incumbents Who Voted for Cap-and-Trade Only (11):

Betsy Markey (CO-4) 

Allen Boyd (FL-2) 

Suzanne Kosmas (FL-24) 

Frank Kratovil (MD-1) 

Ike Skelton (MO-4) 

John Adler (NJ-3) 

Harry Teague (NM-2) 

Mike McMahon (NY-13) 

Scott Murphy (NY-20) 

John Boccieri (OH-16) 

Rick Boucher (VA-9)


Defeated Democratic Incumbents Who Voted for Health Care Reform Only (9):

Ann Kirkpatrick (AZ-1) 

Harry Mitchell (AZ-5) 

John Salazar (CO-3) 

Bill Foster (IL-14) 

Earl Pomeroy (ND-AL) 

Charlie Wilson (OH-6) 

Kathy Dahlkemper (PA-3) 

Chris Carney (PA-10) 

Ciro Rodriguez (TX-23)


Defeated Democratic Incumbents Who Didn’t Vote for Either Cap-and-Trade or Health Care Reform (10): 

Bobby Bright (AL-2) 

Jim Marshall (GA-8) 

Walt Minnick (ID-1) 

Travis Childers (MS-1) 

Gene Taylor (MS-4) 

Michael Arcuri (NY-24) 

Stephanie Herseth-Sandlin (SD-AL) 

Lincoln Davis (TN-4) 

Chet Edwards (TX-17) 

Glenn Nye (VA-2)

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