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North Carolina lawmakers are moving forward with efforts to repeal educational standards known as Common Core, with the state Senate voting yesterday to approve its version of the measure. Here is how the state’s House and Senate voted on bills seeking the repeal. The versions must be reconciled before going to Gov. Pat McCrory for final approval.

Details from the N.C. General Assembly:

NC House vote

Bill here. Approved, 78-39:

DemocratRepublican
Ayes:   Representative(s):
Brisson; Queen; Waddell
Representative(s):
Arp; Avila; Bell, J.; Blackwell; Blust; Boles; Brawley, R.; Brawley, W.; Brody; Brown, B.; Brown, R.; Bryan; Bumgardner; Burr; Catlin; Cleveland; Collins; Conrad; Daughtry; Davis; Dixon; Dobson; Dollar; Elmore; Faircloth; Ford; Fulghum; Hager; Hardister; Hastings; Hollo; Holloway; Horn; Hurley; Iler; Jeter; Johnson; Jones; Jordan; Lambeth; Langdon; Lewis; Malone; Martin, S; McElraft; McGrady; McNeill; Millis; Moffitt; Moore, T.; Murry; Pittman; Presnell; Ramsey; Riddell; Ross, S.; Saine; Samuelson; Schaffer; Setzer; Shepard; Speciale; Stam; Starnes; Steinburg; Stevens; Stone; Szoka; Torbett; Turner; Warren, H.; Wells; West; Whitmire; Younts
Noes:   Representative(s):
Adams; Alexander; Baskerville; Bell, L.; Brandon; Carney; Cotham; Cunningham; Earle; Farmer-Butterfield; Fisher; Floyd; Gill; Glazier; Goodman; Graham, C.; Graham, G.; Hall, D.; Hall, L.; Hamilton; Hanes; Harrison; Holley; Insko; Jackson; Lucas; Luebke; Meyer; Michaux; Mobley; Moore, R.; Pierce; Reives; Richardson; Terry; Tine; Tolson; Wilkins; Wray
Representative(s):
None
Not Voting:   Representative(s):
None
Representative(s):
Tillis (SPEAKER)
Exc. Absence:   Representative(s):
Martin, G
Representative(s):
Howard

NC Senate vote

Bill here. Sen. Dan Soucek (R-Watauga) was a primary sponsor.

Approved, 33-15:

DemocratRepublican
Ayes:   Senator(s):
Jenkins; McLaurin
Senator(s):
Allran; Barefoot; Barringer; Berger; Bingham; Brock; Brown; Cook; Curtis; Daniel; Davis, J.; Goolsby; Gunn; Harrington; Hartsell; Hise; Hunt; Jackson; Krawiec; Newton; Pate; Rabin; Rabon; Randleman; Rucho; Sanderson; Soucek; Tarte; Tillman; Tucker; Wade
Noes:   Senator(s):
Blue; Bryant; Clark; Davis, D.; Ford; Foushee; Graham; J. Jackson; McKissick; Parmon; Robinson; Stein; Van Duyn; Walters; Woodard
Senator(s):
None
Exc. Absence:   Senator(s):
None
Senator(s):
Apodaca; Meredith

Angie Newsome

Angie Newsome is the executive director and editor of Carolina Public Press. Contact her at (828) 774-5290 or e-mail her at anewsome@carolinapublicpress.org.

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