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Thu February 2, 2012
How North Country Reps Voted On Supporting Arizona Immigration Law
Here’s how North Country representatives voted on a resolution passed by the House Wednesday to express support for Arizona’s controversial immigration law.
The resolution is HCR2.
Part of the Arizona law requires the police to determine the immigration status of a person they have detained and whether the suspect is in the country illegally. The U.S. Supreme Court has said in December it would consider the law, NPR has reported.
The House resolution to support the law passed 243 – 102.
Nine North Country representatives voted in favor:
* Duffy Daugherty (Republican) of Colebrook.
* William Remick (Republican) of Lancaster
* Herb Richardson (Republican) of Lancaster
* Lyle Bulis (Republican) of Littleton
* Edmond Gionet (Republican) of Lincoln.
* Larry Rappaport (Republican) of Colebrook.
* John Tholl (Republican) of Whitefield
* Gregory Sorg (Republican) of Easton.
* Marc Tremblay (Republican) of Berlin
Five North Country reps voted against:
* Gary Coulombe (Democrat) of Berlin
* William Hatch (Democrat) of Gorham
* Kathleen Taylor (Democrat) of Franconia
* Robert Theberge (Democrat) of Berlin
* Yvonne Thomas (Democrat) of Berlin
Two reps were excused:
* Evalyn Merrick (Democrat) of Lancaster
* Stephanie Eaton (Republican) of Littleton
To see how reps voted on other issues go here.