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%
KY Sen. Rand Paul R 87%
AL Sen. Richard Shelby R 84%
ID Sen. Michael Crapo R 83%
ID Sen. Jim Risch R 82%
SC Sen. Tim Scott R 80%
AL Sen. Jeff Sessions R 80%
FL Sen. Marco Rubio R 75%
LA Sen. David Vitter R 69%
AZ Sen. Jeff Flake R 68%
OK Sen. James Inhofe R 67%
AR Sen. John Boozman R 66%
NE Sen. Deb Fischer R 66%
KS Sen. Jerry Moran R 64%
PA Sen. Patrick Toomey R 60%
WY Sen. Mike Enzi R 58%
NV Sen. Dean Heller R 57%
WY Sen. John Barrasso R 55%
IA Sen. Charles Grassley R 54%
IN Sen. Daniel Coats R 53%
MS Sen. Roger Wicker R 53%
GA Sen. Johnny Isakson R 52%
KS Sen. Pat Roberts R 52%
TN Sen. Bob Corker R 51%
AZ Sen. John McCain R 51%
SD Sen. John Thune R 51%
MO Sen. Roy Blunt R 49%
TX Sen. John Cornyn R 48%
WI Sen. Ron Johnson R 46%
NC Sen. Richard Burr R 41%
ND Sen. John Hoeven R 41%
KY Sen. Mitch McConnell R 41%
AK Sen. Lisa Murkowski R 35%
UT Sen. Orrin Hatch R 34%
MS Sen. Thad Cochran R 31%
SC Sen. Lindsey Graham R 31%
OH Sen. Rob Portman R 29%
TN Sen. Lamar Alexander R 27%
NH Sen. Kelly Ayotte R 26%
WV Sen. Joe Manchin III D 21%
MA Sen. Elizabeth Warren D 21%
VT Sen. Bernard Sanders I 20%
IN Sen. Joe Donnelly D 19%
NJ Sen. Cory Booker D 17%
ME Sen. Susan Collins R 17%
MA Sen. Edward Markey D 17%
IL Sen. Mark Kirk R 15%
OR Sen. Jeff Merkley D 15%
NV Sen. Harry Reid D 13%
NY Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand D 12%
NM Sen. Martin Heinrich D 12%
MT Sen. Jon Tester D 12%
NJ Sen. Robert Menendez D 10%
CT Sen. Christopher Murphy D 10%
OR Sen. Ron Wyden D 10%
CT Sen. Richard Blumenthal D 9%
MD Sen. Benjamin Cardin D 9%
PA Sen. Bob Casey D 9%
ND Sen. Heidi Heitkamp D 9%
RI Sen. Jack Reed D 9%
NY Sen. Charles Schumer D 9%
NM Sen. Tom Udall D 9%
OH Sen. Sherrod Brown D 8%
WI Sen. Tammy Baldwin D 7%
WA Sen. Maria Cantwell D 7%
DE Sen. Thomas Carper D 7%
MN Sen. Al Franken D 7%
HI Sen. Mazie Hirono D 7%
ME Sen. Angus King I 7%
VT Sen. Patrick Leahy D 7%
WA Sen. Patty Murray D 7%
VA Sen. Mark Warner 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. Amy Klobuchar D 5%
MO Sen. Claire McCaskill D 5%
MD Sen. Barbara Mikulski D 5%
HI Sen. Brian Schatz D 5%
MI Sen. Debbie Stabenow D 5%
DE Sen. Christopher Coons D 2%
CA Sen. Dianne Feinstein D 2%
VA Sen. Tim Kaine D 2%
FL Sen. Bill Nelson D 2%
NH Sen. Jeanne Shaheen D 2%
AK Sen. Mark Begich D 0%
MT Sen. John Walsh D 0%
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