Senate gay marriage vote breakdown

February 25, 2011

Here is how senators voted on legislation to legalize same-sex marriage:

For same-sex marriage:

Sen. James Brochin, Baltimore County Democrat

Sen. Joan Carter Conway, Baltimore Democrat

Sen. Bill Ferguson, Baltimore Democrat

Sen. Jennie Forehand, Montgomery County Democrat

Sen. Brian Frosh, Montgomery County Democrat

Sen. Rob Garagiola, Montgomery County Democrat

Sen. Lisa Gladden, Baltimore Democrat

Sen. Verna Jones, Baltimore Democrat

Sen. Edward Kasemeyer, Baltimore and Howard counties Democrat

Sen. Delores Kelley, Baltimore County Democrat

Sen. Nancy King, Montgomery County Democrat

Sen. Allan H. Kittleman, Howard County Republican*

Sen. Katherine Klausmeier, Baltimore County Democrat

Sen. Richard Madaleno, Montgomery County Democrat

Sen. Roger Manno, Montgomery County Democrat

Sen. Nathaniel McFadden, Baltimore Democrat

Sen. Karen Montgomery, Montgomery County Democrat

Sen. Paul Pinsky, Prince George's County Democrat

Sen. Catherine E. Pugh, Baltimore Democrat

Sen. Victor Ramirez, Prince George's County Democrat

Sen. Jamie Raskin, Montgomery County Democrat

Sen. James Robey, Howard County Democrat

Sen. James Rosapepe, Prince George's County Democrat

Sen. Ronald Young, Frederick County Democrat

Sen. Bobby Zirkin, Baltimore County Democrat

Against same-sex marriage:

Sen. David Brinkley, Carroll and Frederick counties Republican

Sen. Richard Colburn, Eastern Shore Republican

Sen. Ulysses Currie, Prince George's County Democrat

Sen. Roy Dyson, Southern Maryland Democrat

Sen. George Edwards, Western Maryland Republican

Sen. Joseph Getty, Baltimore and Carroll counties Republican

Sen. Barry Glassman, Harford County Republican

Sen. Nancy Jacobs, Harford and Cecil counties Republican

Sen. J.B. Jennings, Baltimore and Harford counties Republican

Sen. C. Anthony Muse, Prince George's County Democrat

Sen. Douglas J.J. Peters, Prince George's County Democrat

Sen. E.J. Pipkin, Eastern Shore Republican

Sen. Edward Reilly, Anne Arundel County Republican

Sen. Christopher Shank, Washington County Republican

Sen. Bryan Simonaire, Anne Arundel County Republican

Sen. Norman Stone, Baltimore County Democrat

Against same-sex marriage but in favor of ending debate, thus preventing a filibuster:*

Sen. John Astle, Anne Arundel County Democrat

Sen. Joanne Benson, Prince George's County Democrat

Sen. James DeGrange, Anne Arundel County Democrat

Sen. James Mathias, Eastern Shore Democrat

Sen. Thomas Middleton, Charles County Democrat

Sen. Thomas V. Mike Miller, Prince George's and Calvert counties Democrat

*Senator Kittleman voted in favor of the legislation but against the proposal to limit debate. Senator Benson, who had announced her opposition to gay marriage, was not in the chamber at the time of the final vote.

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