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Mark Venner, Sr.'s Voting Records

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.

For more information about the legislative process, see here.

South Dakota Key Votes

Bill No. HB 1228
Outcome Override of Veto - Veto Override Failed - House (44 - 23)
Date 03/19/2012
Bill No. HB 1248
Outcome Override of Veto - Veto Override Failed - House (27 - 40)
Date 03/19/2012
Bill No. SB 157
Outcome Override of Veto - Veto Override Failed - House (43 - 24)
Date 03/19/2012
Bill No. HB 1228
Outcome Concurrence Vote - Concurrence Vote Passed - House (52 - 16)
Date 03/01/2012
Bill No. SB 141
Outcome Motion Vote - Motion Agreed - House (39 - 25)
Date 03/01/2012
Bill No. HB 1206
Outcome Concurrence Vote - Concurrence Vote Passed - House (61 - 6)
Date 02/29/2012
Bill No. HB 1234
Outcome Concurrence Vote - Concurrence Vote Passed - House (36 - 33)
Date 02/29/2012
Bill No. H Amdt 141
Outcome Amendment Vote - Amendment Adopted - House (35 - 33)
Date 02/28/2012
Bill No. H Amdt 141
Outcome Introduced - House
Date 02/28/2012
Bill No. SB 141
Outcome Passage With Amendment - Bill Passed - House (46 - 22)
Date 02/28/2012
Bill No. HB 1253
Outcome Passage - Bill Passed - House (47 - 22)
Date 02/14/2012
Bill No. HB 1234
Outcome Passage - Bill Passed - House (41 - 28)
Date 02/13/2012
Bill No. HB 1248
Outcome Passage - Bill Passed - House (50 - 18)
Date 02/13/2012
Bill No. HCR 1004
Outcome Passage - Resolution Passed - House (55 - 13)
Date 01/25/2012
Bill No. HB 1001
Outcome Passage - Bill Passed - House (50 - 18)
Date 10/24/2011
Bill No. SB 156
Outcome Passage - Bill Failed - House (33 - 35)
Date 03/08/2011
Bill No. HB 1217
Outcome Passage - Bill Passed - House (49 - 19)
Date 02/22/2011
Bill No. HB 1171
Outcome Tabling Vote - Bill Tabled - House (61 - 4)
Date 02/17/2011
Bill No. HB 1061
Outcome Passage - Bill Passed - House (37 - 32)
Date 02/09/2011
Bill No. HB 1061
Outcome Passage - Bill Failed - House (36 - 31)
Date 02/08/2011
Bill No. HB 1152
Outcome Passage - Bill Failed - House (32 - 36)
Date 02/07/2011
Bill No. HB 1217
Outcome Introduced - House
Date 01/31/2011
Bill No. SB 156
Outcome Introduced - Senate
Date 01/27/2011
Bill No. HB 1152
Outcome Introduced - House
Date 01/25/2011
Bill No. HB 1171
Outcome Introduced - House
Date 01/25/2011
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