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Who Voted For, Against Same-Sex Marriage in Illinois

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    Historic measure becomes law with Gov. Quinn's signature.

    The Illinois House on Tuesday voted 61-54 to approve same-sex marriage in Illinois. The Senate followed suit about an hour later, and the state is now a governor's signature away from becoming the 15th to allow gay marriages.

    Here's how state lawmakers voted in the House and Senate.

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    HOUSE:

    Yes votes

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    Edward Acevedo
    Jaime Andrade
    Luis Arroyo
    Maria Antonia Berrios
    Daniel Burke
    Kelly Burke
    Kelly Cassidy
    Linda Chapa LaVia
    Deborah Conroy
    Fred Crespo
    Tom Cross
    Barbara Flynn Currie
    John D'Amico
    William Davis
    Anthony DeLuca
    Scott Drury
    Kenneth Dunkin
    Marcus Evans, Jr.
    Keith Farnham
    Sara Feigenholtz
    Laura Fine
    La Shawn K. Ford
    Jack Franks
    Robyn Gabel
    Esther Golar
    Jehan Gordon-Booth
    Harris, Greg
    Elizabeth Hernandez
    Jay Hoffman
    Frances Ann Hurley
    Naomi Jakobsson
    Thaddeus Jones
    Stephanie Kifowit
    Lou Lang
    Camille Lilly
    Natalie Manley
    Robert Martwick
    Emily McAsey
    Christian Mitchell
    Martin Moylan
    Michelle Mussman
    Elaine Nekritz
    Al Riley
    Robert Rita
    Ron Sandack
    Carol Sente
    Elgie Sims, Jr.
    Mike Smiddy
    Cynthia Soto
    Ed Sullivan, Jr.
    Silvana Tabares
    Andre Thapedi
    Arthur Turner
    Patrick Verschoore
    Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
    Emanuel Chris Welch
    Ann Williams
    Kathleen Willis
    Sam Yingling
    Michael Zalewski
    Michael Madigan

    No votes

    John Anthony
    Daniel Beiser
    Patricia Bellock
    Mike Bost
    John Bradley
    Dan Brady
    Rich Brauer
    Adam Brown
    John Cabello
    John Cavaletto
    Katherine Cloonen
    Jerry Costello II
    C.D. Davidsmeyer
    Monique Davis
    Tom Demmer
    Jim Durkin
    Mary Flowers
    Brad Halbrook
    Norine Hammond
    Josh Harms
    David Harris
    Kay Hatcher
    Chad Hays
    Jeanne Ives
    Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr.
    Charles Jefferson
    Dwight Kay
    Renee Kosel
    David Leitch
    Frank Mautino
    Michael McAuliffe
    David McSweeney
    Charles Meier
    Mitchell, Bill
    Donald Moffitt
    Thomas Morison
    JoAnn Osmond
    Brandon Phelps
    Sandra Pihos
    Raymond Poe
    Robert Pritchard
    Dennis Reboletti
    David Reis
    Wayne Rosenthal
    Sue Scherer
    Timothy Schmitz
    Darlene Senger
    Keith Sommer
    Joe Sosnowski
    Brian Stewart
    Jil Tracy
    Michael Tryon
    Michael Unes
    Barbara Wheeler

    No Vote/Pass

    Fortner (excused)
    Rita Mayfield
    Derrick Smith

    SENATE:

    Yes votes

    Jason Barickman
    Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
    Daniel Biss
    Melinda Bush
    Jacqueline Collins
    Thomas Cullerton
    Bill Cunningham
    Mike Frerichs
    Don Harmon
    Michael Hastings
    Linda Holmes
    Mattie Hunter
    Toi Hutchinson
    Mike Jacobs
    Emil Jones III
    David Koehler
    Dan Kotowski
    Steven Landek
    Kimberly Lightford
    Terry Link
    Andy Manar
    Iris Martinez
    Pat McGuire
    Julie Morrison
    John Mulroe
    Antonio Munoz
    Michael Noland
    Kwame Raoul
    Martin Sandoval
    Steve Stadelman
    Heather Steans
    Donne Trotter

    No Votes

    Tim Bivins
    Bill Brady
    James Clayborne, Jr.
    Michael Connelly
    Kirk Dillard
    Dan Duffy
    Gary Forby
    William Haine
    Darin LaHood
    David Luechtefeld
    Sam McCann
    Kyle McCarter
    Karen McConnaughay
    Matt Murphy
    Jim Oberweis
    Christine Radogno
    Sue Rezin
    Dale Righter
    Chapin Rose
    John Sullivan
    Dave Syverson

    No Vote/Pass


    Pamela Althoff
    William Delgado
    Napoleon Harris III
    Ira Silverstein
    Patricia Van Pelt
    John Cullerton