Roll Call: See How Your Mississippi Senator Voted on Charter Schools | Jackson Free Press | Jackson, MS

Roll Call: See How Your Mississippi Senator Voted on Charter Schools

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Senate, on a 31-17 vote Wednesday, approved Senate Bill 2189, which would expand charter schools in Mississippi.

A yes vote was a vote for the proposal, while a no vote was a vote against it.

Voting yes were 29 Republicans and 2 Democrats. Voting no were 17 Democrats. Two Republicans did not vote.

Republicans voting yes (29):

Brown, Columbus; Burton, Newton; Carmichael, Meridian; Chassaniol, Winona; Collins, Tupelo; Doty, Brookhaven; Fillingane, Sumrall; Gandy, Waynesboro; Gollott, Biloxi; Harkins, Flowood;

Hill, Picayune; Hopson, Vicksburg; Hudson, Hattiesburg; Jackson, French Camp; Kirby, Pearl; Lee, Mendenhall; Longwitz, Madison; McDaniel, Ellisville; Moran, Kiln; Parker, Olive Branch;

Parks, Corinth; Polk, Hattiesburg; Smith, Picayune; Sojourner, Natchez; Tindell, Gulfport; Tollison, Oxford; Ward, Louisville; Watson, Pascagoula; Wiggins, Pascagoula.

Democrats voting yes (2):

S. Jackson, Preston; W. Simmons, Cleveland.

Democrats voting no (17):

Blount, Jackson; Browning, Pontotoc; Bryan, Amory; A. Butler, Port Gibson; K. Butler, McComb; Dawkins, Pass Christian; Frazier, Jackson; Hale, Senatobia; Horhn, Jackson; R. Jackson, Marks;

Jolly, Houston; Jones, Canton; Jordan Greenwood; Montgomery, Bay Springs; D. Simmons, Greenville; Stone, Ashland; Wilemon, Belmont.

Republicans not voting (2):

Clarke, Hollandale; Massey, Nesbit.

Copyright Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.


Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

comments powered by Disqus