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House votes to expand wilderness in nine states

The Associated Press

The 285-140 roll call Wednesday by which the House voted to aside more than 2 million acres in nine states as protected wilderness. More than 1,000 miles of rivers in nearly a dozen states also would gain protections. The legislation now goes to President Barack Obama for his signature.

A “yes” vote is a vote to pass the bill.

Voting yes were 247 Democrats and 38 Republicans.

Voting no were 4 Democrats and 136 Republicans.

X denotes those not voting.

There are 3 vacancies in the 435-member House.

ALABAMA

Democrats ” Bright, Y; Davis, Y; Griffith, Y.

Republicans ” Aderholt, N; Bachus, N; Bonner, N; Rogers, N.

ALASKA

Republicans ” Young, Y.

ARIZONA

Democrats ” Giffords, Y; Grijalva, Y; Kirkpatrick, Y; Mitchell, Y; Pastor, Y.

Republicans ” Flake, N; Franks, N; Shadegg, N.

ARKANSAS

Democrats ” Berry, Y; Ross, Y; Snyder, Y.

Republicans ” Boozman, N.

CALIFORNIA

Democrats ” Baca, Y; Becerra, Y; Berman, Y; Capps, Y; Cardoza, Y; Costa, Y; Davis, Y; Eshoo, Y; Farr, Y; Filner, Y; Harman, Y; Honda, Y; Lee, Y; Lofgren, Zoe, Y; Matsui, Y; McNerney, Y; Miller, George, Y; Napolitano, Y; Pelosi, X (the speaker by tradition often does not vote); Richardson, Y; Roybal-Allard, Y; Sanchez, Linda T., Y; Sanchez, Loretta, Y; Schiff, Y; Sherman, Y; Speier, Y; Stark, Y; Tauscher, Y; Thompson, Y; Waters, Y; Watson, Y; Waxman, Y; Woolsey, Y.

Republicans ” Bilbray, N; Bono Mack, Y; Calvert, N; Campbell, N; Dreier, N; Gallegly, N; Herger, N; Hunter, N; Issa, N; Lewis, N; Lungren, Daniel E., N; McCarthy, N; McClintock, N; McKeon, Y; Miller, Gary, X; Nunes, N; Radanovich, N; Rohrabacher, N; Royce, N.

COLORADO

Democrats ” DeGette, Y; Markey, Y; Perlmutter, Y; Polis, Y; Salazar, Y.

Republicans ” Coffman, N; Lamborn, N.

CONNECTICUT

Democrats ” Courtney, Y; DeLauro, Y; Himes, Y; Larson, Y; Murphy, Y.

DELAWARE

Republicans ” Castle, Y.

FLORIDA

Democrats ” Boyd, Y; Brown, Corrine, Y; Castor, Y; Grayson, Y; Hastings, Y; Klein, Y; Kosmas, Y; Meek, Y; Wasserman Schultz, Y; Wexler, Y.

Republicans ” Bilirakis, N; Brown-Waite, Ginny, Y; Buchanan, N; Crenshaw, N; Diaz-Balart, L., N; Diaz-Balart, M., N; Mack, N; Mica, N; Miller, N; Posey, N; Putnam, N; Rooney, Y; Ros-Lehtinen, Y; Stearns, N; Young, Y.

GEORGIA

Democrats ” Barrow, Y; Bishop, Y; Johnson, Y; Lewis, Y; Marshall, N; Scott, Y.

Republicans ” Broun, N; Deal, N; Gingrey, N; Kingston, N; Linder, N; Price, N; Westmoreland, X.

HAWAII

Democrats ” Abercrombie, Y; Hirono, Y.

IDAHO

Democrats ” Minnick, Y.

Republicans ” Simpson, Y.

ILLINOIS

Democrats ” Bean, Y; Costello, Y; Davis, Y; Foster, Y; Gutierrez, Y; Halvorson, Y; Hare, Y; Jackson, Y; Lipinski, Y; Rush, Y; Schakowsky, Y.

Republicans ” Biggert, N; Johnson, Y; Kirk, Y; Manzullo, N; Roskam, N; Schock, N; Shimkus, N.

INDIANA

Democrats ” Carson, Y; Donnelly, Y; Ellsworth, Y; Hill, Y; Visclosky, Y.

Republicans ” Burton, N; Buyer, N; Pence, N; Souder, X.

IOWA

Democrats ” Boswell, Y; Braley, Y; Loebsack, Y.

Republicans ” King, N; Latham, N.

KANSAS

Democrats ” Moore, Y.

Republicans ” Jenkins, N; Moran, N; Tiahrt, N.

KENTUCKY

Democrats ” Chandler, Y; Yarmuth, Y.

Republicans ” Davis, N; Guthrie, N; Rogers, N; Whitfield, Y.

LOUISIANA

Democrats ” Melancon, Y.

Republicans ” Alexander, N; Boustany, N; Cao, N; Cassidy, Y; Fleming, N; Scalise, N.

MAINE

Democrats ” Michaud, Y; Pingree, Y.

MARYLAND

Democrats ” Cummings, Y; Edwards, Y; Hoyer, Y; Kratovil, Y; Ruppersberger, Y; Sarbanes, Y; Van Hollen, Y.

Republicans ” Bartlett, N.

MASSACHUSETTS

Democrats ” Capuano, Y; Delahunt, Y; Frank, Y; Lynch, Y; Markey, Y; McGovern, Y; Neal, Y; Olver, Y; Tierney, Y; Tsongas, Y.

MICHIGAN

Democrats ” Conyers, Y; Dingell, Y; Kildee, Y; Kilpatrick, Y; Levin, Y; Peters, Y; Schauer, Y; Stupak, N.

Republicans ” Camp, N; Ehlers, Y; Hoekstra, N; McCotter, N; Miller, Y; Rogers, N; Upton, Y.

MINNESOTA

Democrats ” Ellison, Y; McCollum, Y; Oberstar, Y; Peterson, N; Walz, Y.

Republicans ” Bachmann, N; Kline, N; Paulsen, Y.

MISSISSIPPI

Democrats ” Childers, Y; Taylor, Y; Thompson, Y.

Republicans ” Harper, N.

MISSOURI

Democrats ” Carnahan, Y; Clay, Y; Cleaver, Y; Skelton, Y.

Republicans ” Akin, N; Blunt, N; Emerson, N; Graves, N; Luetkemeyer, N.

MONTANA

Republicans ” Rehberg, N.

NEBRASKA

Republicans ” Fortenberry, Y; Smith, N; Terry, N.

NEVADA

Democrats ” Berkley, Y; Titus, Y.

Republicans ” Heller, N.

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Democrats ” Hodes, Y; Shea-Porter, Y.

NEW JERSEY

Democrats ” Adler, Y; Andrews, Y; Holt, Y; Pallone, Y; Pascrell, Y; Payne, Y; Rothman, Y; Sires, Y.

Republicans ” Frelinghuysen, Y; Garrett, N; Lance, Y; LoBiondo, Y; Smith, Y.

NEW MEXICO

Democrats ” Heinrich, Y; Lujan, Y; Teague, Y.

NEW YORK

Democrats ” Ackerman, Y; Arcuri, Y; Bishop, Y; Clarke, Y; Crowley, Y; Engel, X; Hall, Y; Higgins, Y; Hinchey, Y; Israel, Y; Lowey, Y; Maffei, Y; Maloney, Y; Massa, Y; McCarthy, Y; McMahon, Y; Meeks, Y; Nadler, Y; Rangel, Y; Serrano, Y; Slaughter, Y; Tonko, Y; Towns, Y; Velazquez, Y; Weiner, Y.

Republicans ” King, N; Lee, Y; McHugh, N.

NORTH CAROLINA

Democrats ” Butterfield, Y; Etheridge, Y; Kissell, Y; McIntyre, Y; Miller, Y; Price, Y; Shuler, Y; Watt, Y.

Republicans ” Coble, N; Foxx, N; Jones, Y; McHenry, N; Myrick, N.

NORTH DAKOTA

Democrats ” Pomeroy, Y.

OHIO

Democrats ” Boccieri, Y; Driehaus, Y; Fudge, X; Kaptur, Y; Kilroy, Y; Kucinich, Y; Ryan, Y; Space, Y; Sutton, Y; Wilson, Y.

Republicans ” Austria, N; Boehner, N; Jordan, N; LaTourette, Y; Latta, N; Schmidt, N; Tiberi, N; Turner, Y.

OKLAHOMA

Democrats ” Boren, N.

Republicans ” Cole, N; Fallin, N; Lucas, N; Sullivan, N.

OREGON

Democrats ” Blumenauer, Y; DeFazio, Y; Schrader, Y; Wu, Y.

Republicans ” Walden, Y.

PENNSYLVANIA

Democrats ” Altmire, Y; Brady, Y; Carney, Y; Dahlkemper, Y; Doyle, Y; Fattah, Y; Holden, Y; Kanjorski, Y; Murphy, Patrick, Y; Murtha, Y; Schwartz, Y; Sestak, Y.

Republicans ” Dent, Y; Gerlach, Y; Murphy, Tim, N; Pitts, N; Platts, Y; Shuster, N; Thompson, N.

RHODE ISLAND

Democrats ” Kennedy, Y; Langevin, Y.

SOUTH CAROLINA

Democrats ” Clyburn, Y; Spratt, Y.

Republicans ” Barrett, N; Brown, N; Inglis, Y; Wilson, N.

SOUTH DAKOTA

Democrats ” Herseth Sandlin, Y.

TENNESSEE

Democrats ” Cohen, Y; Cooper, Y; Davis, Y; Gordon, Y; Tanner, Y.

Republicans ” Blackburn, N; Duncan, N; Roe, N; Wamp, Y.

TEXAS

Democrats ” Cuellar, Y; Doggett, Y; Edwards, Y; Gonzalez, Y; Green, Al, Y; Green, Gene, Y; Hinojosa, Y; Jackson-Lee, Y; Johnson, E. B., Y; Ortiz, Y; Reyes, Y; Rodriguez, Y.

Republicans ” Barton, N; Brady, N; Burgess, N; Carter, N; Conaway, N; Culberson, N; Gohmert, N; Granger, X; Hall, N; Hensarling, N; Johnson, Sam, N; Marchant, N; McCaul, N; Neugebauer, N; Olson, N; Paul, N; Poe, N; Sessions, N; Smith, Y; Thornberry, N.

UTAH

Democrats ” Matheson, Y.

Republicans ” Bishop, N; Chaffetz, N.

VERMONT

Democrats ” Welch, Y.

VIRGINIA

Democrats ” Boucher, Y; Connolly, Y; Moran, Y; Nye, Y; Perriello, Y; Scott, Y.

Republicans ” Cantor, N; Forbes, N; Goodlatte, N; Wittman, Y; Wolf, Y.

WASHINGTON

Democrats ” Baird, Y; Dicks, Y; Inslee, Y; Larsen, Y; McDermott, Y; Smith, Y.

Republicans ” Hastings, N; McMorris Rodgers, N; Reichert, Y.

WEST VIRGINIA

Democrats ” Mollohan, Y; Rahall, Y.

Republicans ” Capito, Y.

WISCONSIN

Democrats ” Baldwin, Y; Kagen, Y; Kind, Y; Moore, Y; Obey, Y.

Republicans ” Petri, Y; Ryan, N; Sensenbrenner, N.

WYOMING

Republicans ” Lummis, N.