Senate roll vote to confirm Lynch as attorney general

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Posted: Apr 23, 2015 4:23 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The 56-43 roll call Thursday by which the Senate confirmed Loretta Lynch to be attorney general.

A "yes" vote is a vote to confirm President Barack Obama's nominee.

Voting yes were 44 Democrats, 10 Republicans and 2 independents.

Voting no were 0 Democrats and 43 Republicans.

Democrats Yes

Baldwin, Wis.; Bennet, Colo.; Blumenthal, Conn.; Booker, N.J.; Boxer, Calif.; Brown, Ohio; Cantwell, Wash.; Cardin, Md.; Carper, Del.; Casey, Pa.; Coons, Del.; Donnelly, Ind.; Durbin, Ill.; Feinstein, Calif.; Franken, Minn.; Gillibrand, N.Y.; Heinrich, N.M.; Heitkamp, N.D.; Hirono, Hawaii; Kaine, Va.; Klobuchar, Minn.; Leahy, Vt.; Manchin, W.V.; Markey, Mass.; McCaskill, Mo.; Menendez, N.J.; Merkley, Ore.; Mikulski, Md.; Murphy, Conn.; Murray, Wash.; Nelson, Fla.; Peters, Mich.; Reed, R.I.; Reid, Nev.; Schatz, Hawaii; Schumer, N.Y.; Shaheen, N.H.; Stabenow, Mich.; Tester, Mont.; Udall, N.M.; Warner, Va.; Warren, Mass.; Whitehouse, R.I.; Wyden, Ore.

Republicans Yes

Ayotte, N.H.; Cochran, Miss.; Collins, Maine; Flake, Ariz.; Graham, S.C.; Hatch, Utah; Johnson, Wis.; Kirk, Ill.; McConnell, Ky.; Portman, Ohio.

Republicans No

Alexander, Tenn.; Barrasso, Wyo.; Blunt, Mo.; Boozman, Ark.; Burr, N.C.; Capito, W.V.; Cassidy, La.; Coats, Ind.; Corker, Tenn.; Cornyn, Texas; Cotton, Ark.; Crapo, Idaho; Daines, Mont.; Enzi, Wyo.; Ernst, Iowa; Fischer, Neb.; Gardner, Colo.; Grassley, Iowa; Heller, Nev.; Hoeven, N.D.; Inhofe, Okla.; Isakson, Ga.; Lankford, Okla.; Lee, Utah; McCain, Ariz.; Moran, Kan.; Murkowski, Alaska; Paul, Ky.; Perdue, Ga.; Risch, Idaho; Roberts, Kan.; Rounds, S.D.; Rubio, Fla.; Sasse, Neb.; Scott, S.C.; Sessions, Ala.; Shelby, Ala.; Sullivan, Alaska; Thune, S.D.; Tillis, N.C.; Toomey, Pa.; Vitter, La.; Wicker, Miss.

Republicans Not Voting

Cruz, Texas.

Independents Yes

King, Maine; Sanders, Vt.