How did legislators vote?

BOSTON -- VoteOnMarriage.org, the organization that collected 170,000 signatures to allow citizens to decide on the definition of marriage, is asking supporters to congratulate the 45 “courageous legislators who stood by their convictions and voted to let the people vote on marriage.”

“These heroic representatives and senators repelled the unprecedented pressure placed upon them by Deval Patrick, Therese Murray and Salvatore DiMasi and stood by their previous pledges to support the Marriage Amendment,” their Web site states.

They also encourage defenders of traditional marriage to “Tell the 11 Benedict Arnolds how you feel about their betrayal.” Benedict Arnold was considered one of the best generals in the colonial army, but ended up betraying the cause of independence by plotting to surrender West Point to the British during the American Revolution.

“These eleven Benedict Arnolds not only lied to the leaders of our movement, they lied to every citizen in this state. Right up until the day of the vote, each of these legislators reiterated their commitment to voting “Yes” to give the people a right to voice their opinion on same-sex marriage. Unfortunately, the true character of these so-called ‘public servants’ became apparent once the final vote was recorded,” VoteOnMarriage.org states.

Legislators who voted “Yes” on the marriage amendment at the constitutional convention on June 14, 2007:

House

Ayers, Bruce J.

Rep.BruceAyers@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 443 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2460

Barrows, Fred

Rep.FJayBarrows@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 542 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2425

Binienda, John J.

Rep.JohnBinienda@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 34 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2320

Campbell, Linda Dean

Rep.Linda.Dean-Campbell@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 437 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2425

Casey, Paul C.

Rep.PaulCasey@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 238 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2380

Correia, Robert

Rep.RobertCorreia@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 167 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2810

Creedon, Geraldine

Rep.GeraldineCreedon@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 473G Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2070

Curran, Sean

Rep.SeanCurran@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 43 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2030

deMacedo, Viriato Manuel

Rep.VinnydeMacedo@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 124 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2100

Donato, Paul J.

Rep.PaulDonato@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 185 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2960

Evangelidis, Lewis G.

Rep.LewisEvangelidis@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 473B Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2263

Fagan, James H.

Rep.JamesFagan@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 236 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2430

Flynn, David L.

Rep.DavidFlynn@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 466 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2017

Fresolo, John P.

Rep.JohnFresolo@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 156 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2240

Frost, Paul K.

Rep.PaulFrost@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 542 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2489

Garry, Colleen M.

Rep.ColleenGarry@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 238 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2380

Gifford, Susan W.

Rep.SusanGifford@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 540 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2090

Greene, William G., Jr.

Rep.WilliamGreene@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 472 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2210

Hargraves, Robert S.

Rep.RobertHargraves@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 237 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2305

Humason, Donald F., Jr.

Rep.DonaldHumason@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 443 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2460

Hynes, Frank M.

Rep.FrankHynes@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 489 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2552

Kane, Michael F.

Rep.MichaelKane@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 473B Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2263

Lantigua, William

Rep.WilliamLantigua@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 489 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2810

Lepper, John A.

Rep.JohnLepper@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 128 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2100

Miceli, James R.

Rep.JamesMiceli@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 448 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2582

Murphy, James M.

Rep.JamesMurphy@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 136 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2396

Nangle, David M.

Rep.DavidNangle@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 527A Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2020

Perry, Jeffrey D.

Rep.JeffreyPerry@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 136 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2396

Peterson, George N., Jr.

Rep.GeorgePeterson@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 124 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2100

Petrolati, Thomas M.

Rep.ThomasPetrolati@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 234 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2255

Poirier, Elizabeth A.

Rep.ElizabethPoirier@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 542 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2976

Polito, Karyn E.

Rep.KarynPolito@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 167 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2011

Rogeness, Mary S.

Rep.MaryRogeness@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 124 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2100

Rush, Michael F.

Rep.MikeRush@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 473F Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2210

Scaccia, Angelo M.

Rep.AngeloScaccia@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 166 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2692

Smola, Todd M.

Rep.ToddSmola@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 156 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2240

Spiliotis, Joyce A.

Rep.JoyceSpiliotis@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 236 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2430

Timilty, Walter F.

Rep.WalterTimilty@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 167 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2810

Tobin, A. Stephen

Rep.AStephenTobin@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 171 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2783

Webster, Daniel K.

Rep.DanielWebster@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 542 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2487

Senate

Scott P. Brown

Scott.P.Brown@state.ma.us

Statehouse Room 520 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-1555

Robert S. Creedon, Jr.

Robert.Creedon@state.ma.us

Statehouse Room 413-C Boston, MA 02134

617-722-1200

Robert L. Hedlund

Robert.Hedlund@state.ma.us

Statehouse Room 313-C Boston, MA 02135

617-722-1646

Richard T. Moore

Richard.Moore@state.ma.us

Statehouse Room 111 Boston, MA 02136

617-722-1420

Steven C. Panagiotakos

Steven.Panagiotakos@state.ma.us

Statehouse Room 218 Boston, MA 02138

617-722-1630

Legislators who switched their votes on the marriage amendment at the constitutional convention on June 14, 2007:

House

Alicea, Geraldo

Rep.GeraldoAlicea@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 437 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2425

Canavan, Christine E.

Rep.ChristineCanavan@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 122 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2006

Kujawski, Paul

Rep.PaulKujawski@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 466 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2017

Loscocco, Paul J.

Rep.PaulLoscocco@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 254 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2220

Nyman, Robert J.

Rep.RobertNyman@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 527A Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2020

Puppolo, Angelo

Rep.AngeloPuppolo@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 437 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2425

Ross, Richard J.

Rep.RichardRoss@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 237 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2305

Vallee, James E.

Rep.JamesVallee@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 238 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2380

Wallace, Brian P.

Rep.BrianWallace@Hou.State.MA.U.S.

Statehouse Room 472 Boston, MA 02133

617-722-2013

Senate

Gale D. Candaras

Gale.Candaras@state.ma.us

Statehouse Room 213-B Boston, MA 02133

617-722-1291

Michael W. Morrissey

Michael.W.Morrissey@state.ma.us

Statehouse Room 413-D Boston, MA 02137

617-722-1494

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