How Your U.S. Senators and Reps. Voted On The Electoral College Votes

The United States Capital Building.

The United States Capital Building.

The Congress met on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, and voted on whether or not to accept the electoral college’s vote. Some of Missouri’s U.S. senators and representatives objected to the vote.

Supported Objections Of Electoral College Votes

Missouri’s U.S. representatives that supported objections to the electoral college vote is Jason Smith (eighth congressional district), Blaine Luetkemeyer (third congressional district), Billy Long (seventh congressional district), Vicky Hartzler (fourth congressional district), and Sam Graves (sixth congressional district).  The lone Missouri senator that supported objections was Josh Hawley. [1]

Accepted Electoral College Votes

Senator Roy Blunt agreed with the electoral college vote and did not object to the votes. Representatives Ann Wagner (second congressional district), Cori Bush (first congressional district), and Emanuel Cleaver II (fifth congressional district). [2]

Electoral College Vote Outcome

Vice President Mike Pence announced that the winner of the 2020 presidential election was Joe Biden.


Notes:

  1. ^Harry Stevens, Daniela Santamarina. “How Republicans in Congress voted on counting Joe Biden’s electoral college win.” Washington Post, 7 Jan. 2021. (go back↩)
  2. ^Harry Stevens, Daniela Santamarina. “How Republicans in Congress voted on counting Joe Biden’s electoral college win.” Washington Post, 7 Jan. 2021. (go back↩)

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