Action Alert
Take Action Thank Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO-2nd) for voting NO on H.R. 2499!
May 3, 2010
Your Congressman, Rep. Akin, listened to the will of his constituents and voted NO on H.R. 2499, the Puerto Rico Democracy Act.  Unfortunately, H.R. 2499 passed the House by a vote of 223 to 169 (Roll Call 242) last Thursday.
H.R. 2499 dishonestly puts Puerto Rico on a pathway to become the 51st state!
Vote Breakdown:
37 Members of Congress did not vote, 9 of which were Republicans. 
40 Democrats voted NO, but 39 Republicans voted YES.
26 Republicans who originally supported the bill ended up voting NO because
 they listened to the input from their constituents-YOU
Thank you for all of your phone calls into Congress!
Please take a moment to pick up the phone to THANK Rep. Akin
 for his NO vote last week!
U.S. Capitol Switchboard: 
District Offices:
St. Louis 314-590-0029
St. Charles 636-949-6826
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