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Senators' Votes on 'Star Wars' Cut

September 23, 1987|Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Here is the 51-50 vote by which the Senate on Tuesday refused a deep cut in the budget for President Reagan's "Star Wars" program.

On this vote, a "yes" or for vote was in support of the program; a "no" or against vote was in favor of the reduction. The senators split 50 to 50; Vice President George Bush, as president of the Senate, broke the tie with a "yes" vote.

Democrats for--Bentsen, Tex.; Bingaman, N.M.; Boren, Okla.; Byrd, W.Va.; Exon, Neb.; Glenn, Ohio; Graham, Fla.; Heflin, Ala.; Hollings, S.C.; Nunn, Ga.; Reid, Nev.; Shelby, Ala.; Stennis, Miss.

Republicans for--Armstrong, Colo.; Bond, Mo.; Boschwitz, Minn.; Cochran, Miss.; Cohen, Me.; D'Amato, N.Y.; Danforth, Mo.; Dole, Kan.; Domenici, N.M.; Garn, Utah; Gramm, Tex.; Hatch, Utah; Hecht, Nev.; Helms, N.C.; Humphrey, N.H.; Karnes, Neb.; Kassebaum, Kan.; Kasten, Wis.; Lugar, Ind.; McCain, Ariz.; McClure, Ida.; McConnell, Ky.; Murkowski, Alaska; Nickles, Okla.; Packwood, Ore.; Pressler, S.D.; Quayle, Ind.; Roth, Del.; Rudman, N.H.; Simpson, Wyo.; Stevens, Alaska.; Symms, Ida.; Thurmond, S.C.; Trible, Va.; Wallop, Wyo.; Warner, Va.; Wilson, Calif.

Democrats against--Adams, Wash.; Baucus, Mont.; Biden, Del.; Bradley, N.J.; Breaux, La.; Bumpers, Ark.; Burdick, N.D.; Chiles, Fla.; Conrad, N.D.; Cranston, Calif.; Daschle, S.D.; DeConcini, Ariz.; Dixon, Ill.; Dodd, Conn.; Ford, Ky.; Fowler, Ga.; Gore, Tenn.; Harkin, Iowa; Inouye, Hawaii; Johnston, La.; Kennedy, Mass.; Kerry, Mass.; Lautenberg, N.J.; Leahy, Vt.; Levin, Mich.; Matsunaga, Hawaii; Melcher, Mont.; Metzenbaum, Ohio; Mikulski, Md.; Mitchell, Me.; Moynihan, N.Y.; Pell, R.I.; Proxmire, Wis.; Pryor, Ark.; Riegle, Mich.; Rockefeller, W.Va.; Sanford, N.C.; Sarbanes, Md.; Sasser, Tenn.; Simon, Ill.; Wirth, Colo.

Republicans against--Chafee, R.I.; Durenberger, Minn.; Evans, Wash.; Grassley, Iowa; Hatfield, Ore.; Heinz, Pa.; Specter, Pa.; Stafford, Vt.; Weicker, Conn.

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