Kavanaugh Senate confirmation vote count: Here’s how senators voted



Kavanaugh Senate confirmation vote count: Here’s how senators voted — POLITICO




















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The Senate confirmed Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court on Saturday in a 50-48 vote, with Vice President Mike Pence presiding over the vote that is expected to cement a conservative majority on the nation’s highest court for decades to come.

After a contentious confirmation process that became focused on allegations of sexual assault, the final vote was far less dramatic, with every senator previously indicating how he or she would vote. The final two hold outs, Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.), both decided to support Kavanaugh.

Sen. Steve Daines (R-Mont.) skipped the vote for his daughter’s wedding. As a courtesy to him, Sen. Lisa Murkowksi (R-Alaska), who had opposed Kavanaugh, voted present to offset the effect of his absence.

Here’s how senators voted:


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