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Kirsten Gillibrand's Voting Records on Issue: Foreign Aid


Vote Smart provides easy access to congressional and state voting records and maintains a collection of key votes grouped by issue. Vote Smart uses the following criteria to select key votes:

  1. The vote should be helpful in portraying how a member stands on a particular issue
  2. The vote should be clear for any person to understand
  3. The vote has received media attention
  4. The vote was passed or defeated by a very close margin
  5. Occasionally, if a specific bill is consistently inquired about on the Voter's Research Hotline, the vote will be added

Vote Smart provides a summary of the version of the bill text associated with each selected key vote. Our summaries are written by Vote Smart's staff and interns, who adhere to our strict policies and procedures in order to guarantee absolute impartiality and accuracy. They do not necessarily reflect the content of the final version of the bill, but rather the version voted on in that stage. While many procedural votes take place before a full chamber vote, our voting stages reflect the final reading of each chamber vote. Each key vote selection is reviewed by the project's community of advisors, who are political scientists and journalists from all fifty states.

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National Key Votes

Bill No. HR 6833
Outcome Passage With Amendment - Bill Passed - Senate (72 - 25)
Date 09/29/2022
Bill No. HR 4038
Outcome Cloture Vote - Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (55 - 43)
Date 01/20/2016
Bill No. H J Res 124
Outcome Passage - Joint Resolution Passed - Senate (78 - 22)
Date 09/18/2014
Bill No. S Amdt 2454
Outcome Amendment Vote - Amendment Adopted - Senate (59 - 40)
Date 06/20/2012
Bill No. S Amdt 634
Outcome Amendment Vote - Amendment Rejected - Senate (48 - 48)
Date 09/22/2011
Bill No. S Amdt 613
Outcome Amendment Vote - Amendment Rejected - Senate (20 - 78)
Date 09/15/2011
Bill No. HR 5501
Outcome Concurrence Vote - Concurrence Vote Passed - House (303 - 115)
Date 07/24/2008
Bill No. HR 6028
Outcome Passage - Bill Passed - House (311 - 106)
Date 06/10/2008
Bill No. HR 2634
Outcome Passage - Bill Passed - House (285 - 132)
Date 04/16/2008
Bill No. HR 5501
Outcome Passage - Bill Passed - House (308 - 116)
Date 04/02/2008