114th Congress Keyvotes Senate S79-2014
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Cloture on the Ukraine Package and IMF Reforms

Vote# S79-2014

Vote Result on 2014-03-24
YES
78 to 17

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HERITAGE ACTION POSITION: NO

Vote Description

The Support for the Sovereignty, Integrity, Democracy, and Economic Stability of Ukraine Act of 2014 (S.2124), contains reforms to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that are unrelated to Russia's aggression toward Ukraine and takeover of Crimea. The changes to the IMF would increase Russia’s power at the IMF and reduce the voice of the U.S.

Heritage Action Position

The IMF reform package would undermine the United States’ power in several ways. The Heritage Foundation explains the reforms would shift more voting power to countries like Russia, China, Brazil, and India, as well as specific emerging-market nations. It would also double the amount of member countries’ national “quota” contributions. “The higher ‘quota’ levels would come from shifting certain special ‘emergency account’ funds over which the United States has had more control.” The so-called “reforms” some lawmakers are now trying to pass are not urgent. As Heritage notes, “there is no reason why the IMF cannot continue lending at current levels pending additional revisions to the reform package.”


STATE NAME PARTY SCORE
UT Sen. Mike Lee R 100%
TX Sen. Ted Cruz R 97%
AL Sen. Richard Shelby R 87%
KY Sen. Rand Paul R 86%
ID Sen. Michael Crapo R 85%
ID Sen. Jim Risch R 84%
AL Sen. Jeff Sessions R 80%
SC Sen. Tim Scott R 79%
FL Sen. Marco Rubio R 77%
LA Sen. David Vitter R 71%
AZ Sen. Jeff Flake R 70%
AR Sen. John Boozman R 67%
NE Sen. Deb Fischer R 67%
OK Sen. James Inhofe R 67%
KS Sen. Jerry Moran R 66%
PA Sen. Patrick Toomey R 62%
WY Sen. Mike Enzi R 60%
WY Sen. John Barrasso R 57%
IA Sen. Charles Grassley R 56%
NV Sen. Dean Heller R 56%
IN Sen. Daniel Coats R 54%
MS Sen. Roger Wicker R 54%
GA Sen. Johnny Isakson R 53%
KS Sen. Pat Roberts R 53%
TN Sen. Bob Corker R 52%
AZ Sen. John McCain R 52%
SD Sen. John Thune R 52%
MO Sen. Roy Blunt R 50%
TX Sen. John Cornyn R 49%
WI Sen. Ron Johnson R 47%
NC Sen. Richard Burr R 42%
ND Sen. John Hoeven R 42%
KY Sen. Mitch McConnell R 42%
AK Sen. Lisa Murkowski R 36%
UT Sen. Orrin Hatch R 34%
MS Sen. Thad Cochran R 32%
OH Sen. Rob Portman R 30%
TN Sen. Lamar Alexander R 28%
SC Sen. Lindsey Graham R 28%
NH Sen. Kelly Ayotte R 27%
WV Sen. Joe Manchin III D 22%
VT Sen. Bernard Sanders I 20%
IN Sen. Joe Donnelly D 19%
MA Sen. Elizabeth Warren D 19%
ME Sen. Susan Collins R 17%
NJ Sen. Cory Booker D 15%
IL Sen. Mark Kirk R 15%
MA Sen. Edward Markey D 15%
NV Sen. Harry Reid D 13%
NY Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand D 12%
NM Sen. Martin Heinrich D 12%
OR Sen. Jeff Merkley D 12%
MT Sen. Jon Tester D 12%
CT Sen. Richard Blumenthal D 10%
MD Sen. Benjamin Cardin D 10%
PA Sen. Bob Casey D 10%
CT Sen. Christopher Murphy D 10%
RI Sen. Jack Reed D 10%
NY Sen. Charles Schumer D 10%
NM Sen. Tom Udall D 10%
OR Sen. Ron Wyden D 10%
OH Sen. Sherrod Brown D 8%
DE Sen. Thomas Carper D 8%
ME Sen. Angus King I 8%
VA Sen. Mark Warner D 8%
WI Sen. Tammy Baldwin D 7%
WA Sen. Maria Cantwell D 7%
ND Sen. Heidi Heitkamp D 7%
HI Sen. Mazie Hirono D 7%
VT Sen. Patrick Leahy D 7%
NJ Sen. Robert Menendez D 7%
WA Sen. Patty Murray D 7%
RI Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse D 7%
CA Sen. Barbara Boxer D 6%
CO Sen. Michael Bennet D 5%
IL Sen. Richard Durbin D 5%
MN Sen. Al Franken D 5%
MN Sen. Amy Klobuchar D 5%
MO Sen. Claire McCaskill D 5%
MD Sen. Barbara Mikulski D 5%
HI Sen. Brian Schatz D 5%
DE Sen. Christopher Coons D 3%
CA Sen. Dianne Feinstein D 2%
VA Sen. Tim Kaine D 2%
FL Sen. Bill Nelson D 2%
NH Sen. Jeanne Shaheen D 2%
MI Sen. Debbie Stabenow D 2%
AK Sen. Mark Begich D 0%
MT Sen. John Walsh D 0%
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