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Will Your Senator Vote to Confirm Brett Kavanaugh? (Final Update)

How the votes are shaking out right now in the Senate, state-by-state

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The Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court battle has turned into one of the most contentious nominations in our nation’s history. President Trump’s nominee has been accused of past sexual assaults and of being dishonest before the Senate.

Despite testimony by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, Kavanaugh’s nomination cleared the Senate Judiciary Committee on a party-line vote on September 28th. Following an unaccountably incomplete investigation by the FBI, Kavanaugh’s nomination cleared a key procedural hurdle, setting up a final vote this weekend. 

On Friday, Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) delivered a speech decrying a nomination process that resembled a “gutter-level political campaign.” She expressed confidence that Kavanaugh would uphold the precedent of Roe v. Wade. And she concluded that Kavanaugh deserved a presumption of innocence in the face of Ford’s accusation, which she ultimately found unconvincing. Collins declared “I will vote to confirm Judge Kavanaugh,” giving him the 50th vote he needs to join the Supreme Court.

Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), who had remained a wild card on Friday afternoon, said he would also vote Kavanaugh’s favor. Here’s the current breakdown:

PRO-KAVANAUGH

50 Republicans, 1 Democrat

Declared or likely YES on the final vote

Alabama

Richard Shelby

Alaska

Dan Sullivan

Arizona

Jon Kyl

Jeff Flake (Formerly a swing vote, Flake has indicated he will vote Yes.)

Arkansas

John Boozman

Tom Cotton

Colorado

Cory Gardner

Florida

Marco Rubio

Georgia

Johnny Isakson

David Perdue

Idaho

Mike Crapo

James Risch

Indiana

Todd Young

Iowa

Joni Ernst

Charles Grassley

Kansas

Jerry Moran

Pat Roberts

Kentucky

Mitch McConnell

Rand Paul

Louisiana

Bill Cassidy

John Kennedy

Maine

Susan Collins

Mississippi

Cindy Hyde-Smith

Roger Wicker

Missouri

Roy Blunt

Montana

Steve Daines

Nebraska

Deb Fischer

Ben Sasse

Nevada

Dean Heller

North Carolina

Richard Burr

Thom Tillis

North Dakota

John Hoeven

Ohio

Rob Portman

Oklahoma

James Inhofe

James Lankford

Pennsylvania

Pat Toomey

South Carolina

Lindsey Graham

Tim Scott

South Dakota

Mike Rounds

John Thune

Tennessee

Lamar Alexander

Bob Corker

Texas

John Cornyn

Ted Cruz

Utah

Mike Lee

Orrin Hatch

West Virginia

Shelley Moore Capito

Joe Manchin (Manchin is the only Democrat to back Kavanaugh.)

Wisconsin

Ron Johnson

Wyoming

John Barrasso

Mike Enzi

ANTI-KAVANAUGH

48 Democrats, 1 Republican

Declared or likely NO on the final vote

Alabama

Doug Jones

Alaska

Lisa Murkowski (The Republican voted No on cloture and appeared to tip her hand on the final vote saying Kavanaugh was “not the best man for the court at this time.”)

California

Dianne Feinstein

Kamala Harris

Colorado

Michael Bennett

Connecticut

Richard Blumenthal

Chris Murphy

Delaware

Tom Carper

Chris Coons

Florida

Bill Nelson

Hawaii

Mazie Hirono

Brian Schatz

Illinois

Tammy Duckworth

Dick Durbin

Indiana

Joe Donnelly

Maine

Angus King

Maryland

Ben Cardin

Chris Van Hollen

Massachusetts

Ed Markey

Elizabeth Warren

Michigan

Gary Peters

Debbie Stabenow

Minnesota

Amy Klobuchar

Tina Smith

Missouri

Claire McCaskill

Montana

Jon Tester

Nevada

Catherine Cortez Masto

New Hampshire

Maggie Hassan

Jeanne Shaheen

New Jersey

Cory Booker

Bob Menendez

New Mexico

Martin Heinrich

Tom Udall

New York

Kirsten Gillibrand

Chuck Schumer

North Dakota

Heidi Heitkamp

Ohio

Sherrod Brown

Oregon

Jeff Merkley

Ron Wyden

Pennsylvania

Bob Casey

Rhode Island

Jack Reed

Sheldon Whitehouse

Vermont

Pat Leahy

Bernie Sanders

Virginia

Tim Kaine

Mark Warner

Washington

Maria Cantwell

Patty Murray

Wisconsin

Tammy Baldwin

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