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Mississippi Senate roll call to pass anti-abortion bill

March 19, 2019

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Senate voted 34-15 on Tuesday to pass Senate Bill 2116 , which would ban most abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, about six weeks into pregnancy. A yes vote was to pass the bill, while a no vote was to defeat the bill.

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Democrats voting yes (2)

Jolly, Houston; Wilemon, Belmont.

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Republicans voting yes (32)

Blackwell, Southaven; Branning, Philadelphia; Browning, Pontotoc; Carmichael, Meridian; Carter, Gulfport; Caughman, Mendenhall; Chassaniol, Winona; Clarke, Hollandale; DeBar, Leakesville; Doty, Brookhaven;

Fillingane, Sumrall; Gollott, Biloxi; Harkins, Brandon; Hill, Picayune; Hopson, Vicksburg; Hudson, Hattiesburg; G. Jackson, French Camp; Kirby, Pearl; Massey, Nesbit; McDaniel, Ellisville;

McMahan, Guntown; Michel, Ridgeland; Moran, Kiln; Parker, Olive Branch; Parks, Corinth; Polk, Hattiesburg; Seymour, Vancleave; Tollison, Oxford; Watson, Hurley; Whaley, Potts Camp;

Wiggins, Pascagoula; Younger, Columbus.

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Democrats voting no (15)

Barnett, Heidelberg; Blackmon, Canton; Blount, Jackson; Butler, Port Gibson; Dawkins, Pass Christian; Dearing, Natchez; Horhn, Jackson; R. Jackson, Marks; S. Jackson, Preston; Jordan, Greenwood;

Norwood, Jackson; D. Simmons, Greenville; W. Simmons, Cleveland; Turner-Ford, West Point; Witherspoon, Magnolia.

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Democrats not voting (2)

Bryan, Amory; Frazier, Jackson.

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Republican not voting (1)

Burton, Newton.