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    Brown’s high hopes ran into Senate reality

    Freshman senator has carved independent course

    How three New England Republican senators have voted in key issues

    Comparing how Scott Brown, Olympia Snowe, and Susan Collins voted with Republican Party in 137 key votes from 2010 to 2012.

    Senator Scott Brown
    (R-MA)
    Senator Olympia Snowe
    (R-ME)
    Senator Susan Collins
    (R-ME)
    Republican Party Vote
    Number of times voted against Republican Party
    33
    times
    (23.9%)
    44
    times
    (31.9%)
    44
    times
    (31.9%)
    Bill: PN 1351-111 Title: Craig Becker, Member of the National Labor Relations Board
    Date of Vote: Feb. 9, 2010
    stage: Cloture Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: HR 2847 Title: Employment, Infrastructure, and Transportation Appropriations and Tax Credits ("Senate Jobs Bill")
    Date of Vote: Feb. 22, 2010
    stage: Cloture Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Nay
    Bill: HR 2847 Title: Employment, Infrastructure, and Transportation Appropriations and Tax Credits ("Senate Jobs Bill")
    Date of Vote: Feb. 24, 2010
    stage: Concurrence Vote With Amendment
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bipartisan
    (Leaning Nay)
    Bill: S Amdt 3353 Title: Payment to Social Security Recipients
    Date of Vote: Mar. 3, 2010
    stage: Motion Vote
    Nay
    Yea
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: HR 4213 Title: Extending Unemployment Benefits and Certain Tax Credits
    Date of Vote: Mar. 10, 2010
    stage: Passage With Amendment
    Nay
    Yea
    Yea
    Nay
    Bill: HR 2847 Title: Employment, Infrastructure, and Transportation Appropriations and Tax Credits ("Senate Jobs Bill")
    Date of Vote: Mar. 17, 2010
    stage: Concurrence Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Nay
    Bill: HR 4872 Title: Health Care Reconciliation Act
    Date of Vote: Mar. 25, 2010
    stage: Passage With Amendment
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: HR 4851 Title: Unemployment Benefits Extension
    Date of Vote: Apr. 15, 2010
    stage: Passage With Amendment
    Nay
    Yea
    Yea
    Nay
    Bill: S Amdt 3826 Title: Consumer Financial Protection Division Within The FDIC
    Date of Vote: May 6, 2010
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Yea
    Nay
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S Amdt 3760 Title: Federal Reserve Audit
    Date of Vote: May 11, 2010
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Nay
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S Amdt 3839 Title: Termination of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Conservatorships
    Date of Vote: May 11, 2010
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S Amdt 3938 Title: Study on Ending the Conservatorships of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac
    Date of Vote: May 11, 2010
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bipartisan
    (Leaning Nay)
    Bill: S Amdt 3816 Title: Derivatives Regulation Modifications
    Date of Vote: May 12, 2010
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Yea
    Nay
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S Amdt 3955 Title: Establishing New Mortgage Underwriting Requirements and Eliminating a Risk Retention Requirement
    Date of Vote: May 12, 2010
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S Amdt 3962 Title: Home Loan Regulation Modifications
    Date of Vote: May 12, 2010
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Nay
    Bill: S Amdt 3832 Title: Establishing Bankruptcy Process for Non-bank Financial Institutions
    Date of Vote: May 13, 2010
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S Amdt 3987 Title: Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Termination
    Date of Vote: May 13, 2010
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Nay
    Yea
    Bill: S Amdt 3989 Title: Debit Card Fee Regulations
    Date of Vote: May 13, 2010
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Nay
    Bill: S Amdt 3991 Title: Credit Rating Agency Board
    Date of Vote: May 13, 2010
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Nay
    Bill: S Amdt 4034 Title: Federal Preemption Over State Consumer Financial Laws
    Date of Vote: May 18, 2010
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Nay
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S Amdt 4051 Title: Prohibiting Funding of State and Local Governments to Prevent Defaulting on Debt
    Date of Vote: May 18, 2010
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S Amdt 4071 Title: Amending State Authority to Enforce Consumer Financial Regulations
    Date of Vote: May 18, 2010
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S Amdt 4072 Title: Inspector General Appointment Modification
    Date of Vote: May 18, 2010
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S Amdt 4114 Title: Credit Default Swap Regulations
    Date of Vote: May 18, 2010
    stage: Tabling Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S Amdt 3746 Title: Allowing States to Limit Credit Card Interest Rates
    Date of Vote: May 19, 2010
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: HR 4899 Title: Fiscal Year 2009-2010 Supplemental Appropriations
    Date of Vote: May 27, 2010
    stage: Passage With Amendment
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Nay
    Bill: S Amdt 4204 Title: Requiring Afghanistan Troop Redeployment Plan and Timetable
    Date of Vote: May 27, 2010
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: S Amdt 4214 Title: National Guard Deployment on Southern U.S. Land Border
    Date of Vote: May 27, 2010
    stage: Motion Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S Amdt 4302 Title: Requiring Reports on Foreign Holdings of U.S. Debt
    Date of Vote: June 9, 2010
    stage: Tabling Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: S Amdt 4326 Title: Requiring Reports on Foreign Holdings of U.S. Debt
    Date of Vote: June 9, 2010
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: S J Res 26 Title: Statement of Opposition to EPA Greenhouse Gas Rule
    Date of Vote: June 10, 2010
    stage: Motion Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: HR 4173 Title: Regulation and Oversight of the United States Financial System
    Date of Vote: July 15, 2010
    stage: Conference Report Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Nay
    Bill: HR 4213 Title: Unemployment Benefits Extension
    Date of Vote: July 20, 2010
    stage: Cloture Vote
    Nay
    Yea
    Yea
    Nay
    Bill: HR 4213 Title: Unemployment Benefits Extension
    Date of Vote: July 21, 2010
    stage: Concurrence Vote With Amendment
    Nay
    Yea
    Yea
    Nay
    Bill: S 3628 Title: Campaign Finance Disclosure Requirements
    Date of Vote: July 27, 2010
    stage: Cloture Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: S Amdt 4519 Title: Small Business Lending Fund and Tax Law Amendments
    Date of Vote: July 29, 2010
    stage: Cloture Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: HR 1586 Title: Aid To States for Medicaid, Teacher Employment, and Other Purposes
    Date of Vote: Aug. 5, 2010
    stage: Concurrence Vote With Amendment
    Nay
    Yea
    Yea
    Nay
    Bill: PN 1768 Title: Elena Kagan, Associate Justice
    Date of Vote: Aug. 5, 2010
    stage: Confirmation Vote
    Nay
    Yea
    Yea
    Nay
    Bill: S Amdt 4595 Title: Business Transaction Reporting Requirement Amendments
    Date of Vote: Sept. 14, 2010
    stage: Cloture Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: S Amdt 4596 Title: Repealing Business Transaction Reporting Requirements
    Date of Vote: Sept. 14, 2010
    stage: Cloture Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: HR 5297 Title: Small Business Lending Fund and Tax Law Amendments
    Date of Vote: Sept. 16, 2010
    stage: Passage With Amendment
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: S 3454 Title: 2010-2011 Defense Authorizations
    Date of Vote: Sept. 21, 2010
    stage: Cloture Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: S 3628 Title: Campaign Finance Disclosure Requirements
    Date of Vote: Sept. 23, 2010
    stage: Cloture Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: S 3816 Title: Tax Law Amendments
    Date of Vote: Sept. 28, 2010
    stage: Cloture Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: HR 3081 Title: Continuing Appropriations
    Date of Vote: Sept. 29, 2010
    stage: Passage With Amendment
    Nay
    Nay
    Yea
    Nay
    Bill: S Amdt 4676 Title: Reducing "Continuing Appropriation" Amounts by 5 Percent
    Date of Vote: Sept. 29, 2010
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S J Res 39 Title: Disapproving Rule for "Grandfathered Health Plans"
    Date of Vote: Sept. 29, 2010
    stage: Motion Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S 3772 Title: Employment Discrimination Law Amendments
    Date of Vote: Nov. 17, 2010
    stage: Cloture Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: S 510 Title: FDA Food Safety Modernization Act
    Date of Vote: Nov. 30, 2010
    stage: Passage
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Nay
    Bill: S Amdt 4697 Title: Prohibiting Earmarks
    Date of Vote: Nov. 30, 2010
    stage: Motion Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Nay
    Yea
    Bill: S Amdt 4727 Title: Extension of Tax Cuts for Those Making Under $250,000
    Date of Vote: Dec. 4, 2010
    stage: Cloture Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: S Amdt 4728 Title: Extension of Tax Cuts for Those Making Under $1 Million
    Date of Vote: Dec. 4, 2010
    stage: Cloture Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: S 3985 Title: Emergency Senior Citizens Relief Act
    Date of Vote: Dec. 8, 2010
    stage: Cloture Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: S 3991 Title: Allowing Collective Bargaining for Public Safety Officers
    Date of Vote: Dec. 8, 2010
    stage: Cloture Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: HR 847 Title: 9/11 Health and Compensation Act
    Date of Vote: Dec. 9, 2010
    stage: Cloture Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: HR 4853 Title: Temporary Extension of Tax Relief
    Date of Vote: Dec. 15, 2010
    stage: Concurrence Vote With Amendment
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: HR 2965 Title: Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act
    Date of Vote: Dec. 18, 2010
    stage: Concurrence Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Nay
    Bill: HR 5281 Title: DREAM Act
    Date of Vote: Dec. 18, 2010
    stage: Cloture Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: HR 3082 Title: Continuing Appropriations
    Date of Vote: Dec. 21, 2010
    stage: Concurrence Vote With Amendment
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bipartisan
    (Leaning Nay)
    Bill: Treaty 111-5 Title: Treaty with Russia to Reduce and Limit Offensive Arms
    Date of Vote: Dec. 22, 2010
    stage: Passage
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Nay
    Bill: S Amdt 13 Title: Repealing the Federal Health Care Law
    Date of Vote: Feb. 2, 2011
    stage: Motion Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S Amdt 28 Title: Repealing the IRS 1099 Provision from the Health Care Law
    Date of Vote: Feb. 2, 2011
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: S Amdt 9 Title: Repealing the IRS 1099 Provision from the Health Care Law
    Date of Vote: Feb. 2, 2011
    stage: Motion Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: HR 514 Title: Extension of Various Patriot Act Provisions
    Date of Vote: Feb. 15, 2011
    stage: Passage With Amendment
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S Amdt 14 Title: Prohibiting Transportation Security Administration Employees from Collective Bargaining
    Date of Vote: Feb. 15, 2011
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S Amdt 21 Title: Reducing Federal Aviation Administration Appropriations
    Date of Vote: Feb. 15, 2011
    stage: Tabling Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: S Amdt 112 Title: Prioritizing Payment of Public Debt
    Date of Vote: Mar. 1, 2011
    stage: Tabling Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: H J Res 44 Title: Continuing Appropriations Amendments
    Date of Vote: Mar. 2, 2011
    stage: Passage
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S Amdt 115 Title: Calling for a Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment
    Date of Vote: Mar. 2, 2011
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: HR 1 Title: Continuing Appropriations
    Date of Vote: Mar. 9, 2011
    stage: Passage
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S Amdt 149 Title: Department of Defense funding and Continuing Appropriations
    Date of Vote: Mar. 9, 2011
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: H J Res 48 Title: Additional Continuing Appropriations
    Date of Vote: Mar. 17, 2011
    stage: Passage
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: HR 4 Title: Repeals the Form 1099 Provision in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
    Date of Vote: Apr. 5, 2011
    stage: Passage
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: HR 1473 Title: 2011 Budget
    Date of Vote: Apr. 14, 2011
    stage: Passage
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S 940 Title: Amending Oil Company Tax Laws
    Date of Vote: May 17, 2011
    stage: Motion Vote
    Nay
    Yea
    Yea
    Nay
    Bill: S 953 Title: Offshore Production and Safety Act
    Date of Vote: May 18, 2011
    stage: Motion Vote
    Yea
    Nay
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S 1038 Title: Patriot Act Extension
    Date of Vote: May 23, 2011
    Bill: H Con Res 34 Title: 2011-2012 Budget
    Date of Vote: May 25, 2011
    stage: Motion Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Yea
    Bill: S Con Res 21 Title: 2012 Budget
    Date of Vote: May 25, 2011
    stage: Motion Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Yea
    Bill: S 990 Title: Patriot Act Extension
    Date of Vote: May 26, 2011
    stage: Concurrence Vote With Amendment
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S Amdt 392 Title: Debit Card Transactions
    Date of Vote: June 8, 2011
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Yea
    Bill: S Amdt 390 Title: Amending Small Business Regulations
    Date of Vote: June 9, 2011
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S Amdt 436 Title: Repealing the Volumetric Ethanol Excise Tax
    Date of Vote: June 14, 2011
    stage: Cloture Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S 782 Title: Economic Development Revitalization Act
    Date of Vote: June 21, 2011
    stage: Cloture Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: S Amdt 499 Title: Prohibiting the Appointment of Presidential "Czars" Without Senate Approval
    Date of Vote: June 23, 2011
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: HR 2560 Title: Cut, Cap and Balance Act of 2011
    Date of Vote: July 22, 2011
    stage: Tabling Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: S 627 Title: Increasing the Debt Ceiling (Boehner Bill)
    Date of Vote: July 29, 2011
    stage: Tabling Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: S 627 Title: Increasing the Debt Ceiling (Reid Bill)
    Date of Vote: July 31, 2011
    stage: Cloture Vote
    Yea
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: S 365 Title: Budget Control Act of 2011
    Date of Vote: Aug. 2, 2011
    stage: Concurrence Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: HR 1249 Title: Patent Law Amendments
    Date of Vote: Sept. 8, 2011
    stage: Passage
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S Amdt 602 Title: Emergency Disaster Relief Appropriations
    Date of Vote: Sept. 15, 2011
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Nay
    Bill: S Amdt 613 Title: Reducing Appropriations for Foreign Assistance Programs
    Date of Vote: Sept. 15, 2011
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: S Amdt 625 Title: Reducing and Extending Trade Adjustment Assistance
    Date of Vote: Sept. 21, 2011
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Yea
    Nay
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S Amdt 641 Title: Requires Extension of Trade Adjustment Assistance to be Contingent Upon Ratification of Free Trade Agreements with Columbia, Korea and Panama
    Date of Vote: Sept. 21, 2011
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Yea
    Nay
    Nay
    Yea
    Bill: S Amdt 642 Title: Modifies Eligibility Requirements for Trade Adjustment Assistance
    Date of Vote: Sept. 21, 2011
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Yea
    Bill: S Amdt 645 Title: Repeals the Trade Adjustment Assistance Program for Firms
    Date of Vote: Sept. 21, 2011
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Yea
    Bill: S Amdt 633 Title: Extends Trade Adjustment Assistance
    Date of Vote: Sept. 22, 2011
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Nay
    Bill: S Amdt 634 Title: Sale of F-16 Aircraft to Taiwan
    Date of Vote: Sept. 22, 2011
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S Amdt 655 Title: Continuing Appropriations Act of 2012
    Date of Vote: Sept. 23, 2011
    stage: Tabling Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: HR 2608 Title: Continuing Appropriations Act of 2012
    Date of Vote: Sept. 26, 2011
    stage: Concurrence Vote With Amendment
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S 1619 Title: Currency Exchange Rate Oversight Act of 2011
    Date of Vote: Oct. 11, 2011
    stage: Passage
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Nay
    Bill: S 1660 Title: American Jobs Act of 2011
    Date of Vote: Oct. 11, 2011
    stage: Cloture Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: HR 3078 Title: Trade Promotion Agreement with Colombia
    Date of Vote: Oct. 12, 2011
    stage: Passage
    Yea
    Nay
    Nay
    Yea
    Bill: HR 3079 Title: Trade Promotion Agreement with Panama
    Date of Vote: Oct. 12, 2011
    stage: Passage
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: HR 3080 Title: Free Trade Agreement with Korea
    Date of Vote: Oct. 12, 2011
    stage: Passage
    Yea
    Nay
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S Amdt 740 Title: Repeals Funding for Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms
    Date of Vote: Oct. 18, 2011
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Yea
    Bill: S Amdt 769 Title: Authorizes Individuals to Import FDA-Approved Drugs from Canada
    Date of Vote: Oct. 20, 2011
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Nay
    Yea
    Yea
    Nay
    Bill: S Amdt 753 Title: Prohibits the Use of Funds for Prosecution of Enemy Combatants in Civilian Courts
    Date of Vote: Oct. 21, 2011
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S Amdt 791 Title: Limits Farm Subsidies to Individuals with Incomes Under $1 million
    Date of Vote: Oct. 21, 2011
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S 1769 Title: Transportation Infrastructure Appropriations and Tax on Income Over $1 Million
    Date of Vote: Nov. 3, 2011
    stage: Motion Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: S 1786 Title: Long-Term Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2011
    Date of Vote: Nov. 3, 2011
    stage: Motion Vote
    Yea
    Nay
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S Amdt 928 Title: American Jobs and Economic Growth
    Date of Vote: Nov. 10, 2011
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Yea
    Bill: S J Res 27 Title: Disapproval of EPA Cross-Border Pollution Rule
    Date of Vote: Nov. 10, 2011
    stage: Motion Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Yea
    Bill: S J Res 6 Title: Disapproval of FCC Regulation of Internet and Broadband Industry
    Date of Vote: Nov. 10, 2011
    stage: Motion Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: HR 2112 Title: Appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, and the Food and Drug Administration
    Date of Vote: Nov. 17, 2011
    stage: Conference Report Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Nay
    Bill: S Amdt 1064 Title: Repeals Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq
    Date of Vote: Nov. 29, 2011
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Nay
    Yea
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: S Amdt 1107 Title: Removes Provisions Requiring Military Custody of al-Qaeda Suspects
    Date of Vote: Nov. 29, 2011
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: S 1917 Title: Extends Payroll Tax Cut and Establishes Tax on Income Over $1 Million
    Date of Vote: Dec. 1, 2011
    stage: Motion Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Yea
    Nay
    Bill: S 1931 Title: Reduces Payroll Tax Rate
    Date of Vote: Dec. 1, 2011
    stage: Motion Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S Amdt 1125 Title: Limits New Detention Rules to Prisoners Captured Outside the U.S.
    Date of Vote: Dec. 1, 2011
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: S Amdt 1126 Title: Prohibits Detention of U.S. Citizens Without Trial
    Date of Vote: Dec. 1, 2011
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Yea
    Nay
    Bill: S Amdt 1274 Title: Authorizes Further Detention After Trial During Wartime
    Date of Vote: Dec. 1, 2011
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Yea
    Bill: PN 5 Title: Nomination of Caitlin Joan Halligan to the District of Columbia Circuit Court
    Date of Vote: Dec. 6, 2011
    stage: Cloture Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: S J Res 10 Title: Proposing a Balanced Budget Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (Hatch Bill)
    Date of Vote: Dec. 14, 2011
    stage: Passage
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S J Res 24 Title: Proposing a Balanced Budget Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (Udall Bill)
    Date of Vote: Dec. 14, 2011
    stage: Passage
    Nay
    Nay
    Nay
    Bipartisan
    (Leaning Nay)
    Bill: HR 2055 Title: Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2012
    Date of Vote: Dec. 17, 2011
    stage: Conference Report Vote
    Yea
    Nay
    Yea
    Nay
    Bill: S Amdt 1465 Title: Temporary Payroll Tax Cut Extension
    Date of Vote: Dec. 17, 2011
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: H J Res 98 Title: Disapproval of President's Authority to Raise the Debt Limit
    Date of Vote: Jan. 26, 2012
    stage: Motion Vote
    Nay
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S 2038 Title: Prohibits Insider Trading by Government Officials
    Date of Vote: Feb. 2, 2012
    stage: Passage
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S Amdt 1472 Title: Prohibits Consideration of Bills Containing Earmarks
    Date of Vote: Feb. 2, 2012
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Nay
    Yea
    Bill: S Amdt 1491 Title: Requires Disclosure of Financial Transactions by Executive Branch Employees
    Date of Vote: Feb. 2, 2012
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: HR 658 Title: Federal Aviation Administration Act of 2012
    Date of Vote: Feb. 6, 2012
    stage: Conference Report Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: HR 3630 Title: Extends Payroll Tax Cut
    Date of Vote: Feb. 17, 2012
    stage: Conference Report Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Nay
    Bill: S Amdt 1520 Title: Authorizes Moral and Religious Objections to Certain Health Care Items and Services
    Date of Vote: Mar. 1, 2012
    stage: Tabling Vote
    Nay
    Yea
    Nay
    Nay
    Bill: S Amdt 1537 Title: Approving the Keystone XL Pipeline Project
    Date of Vote: Mar. 8, 2012
    stage: Amendment Vote
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Yea
    Bill: S Amdt 1836 Title: Reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank of the United States
    Date of Vote: Mar. 20, 2012
    stage: Cloture Vote
    Yea
    Nay
    Yea
    Nay
    Bill: S 2204 Title: Amending Energy-Related Tax Credits
    Date of Vote: Mar. 29, 2012
    stage: Cloture Vote
    Nay
    Yea
    Yea
    Nay
    Bill: S 2230 Title: Establishing a Minimum Tax Rate for High-Income Taxpayers
    Date of Vote: Apr. 16, 2012
    stage: Cloture Vote
    Nay
    Nay
    Yea
    Nay
    Number of times voted against republican party
    Sen. Scott Brown Sen. Olympia Snowe Sen. Susan Collins
    33
    times
    (23.9%)
    44
    times
    (31.9%)
    44
    times
    (31.9%)

    SOURCE: Project Vote Smart

    Daigo Fujiwara/Globe Staff