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How they voted

On Tuesday, the Senate passed S.897, to remove the Confederate flag from the State House grounds. Early Thursday morning, the House did the same. Here’s how they voted.

House

Voting to remove the flag (94)

Alexander, Terry; Allison, Merita A.; Anderson, Carl L.; Anthony, Michael A.; Atwater, Todd K.; Bales, Jimmy C.; Ballentine, Nathan; Bamberg, Justin T.; Bannister, Bruce W.; Bernstein, Beth E.; Bingham, Kenneth A.; Bowers, William K.; Bradley, Jeffrey A.; Brannon, Norman D.; Brown, Grady A.; Brown, Robert L.; Clary, Gary E.; Clemmons, Alan D.; Clyburn, William; Cobb-Hunter, Gilda; Cole, J. Derham, Jr.; Collins, Neal A.; Crawford, Heather Ammons; Crosby, William E.; Daning, Joseph S.; Dillard, Chandra E.; Douglas, MaryGail K.; Duckworth, Gregory D.; Erickson, Shannon S.; Felder, Raye; Finlay, Kirkman, III; Forrester, P. Michael; Funderburk, Laurie Slade; Gagnon, Craig A.; Gambrell, Michael W.; George, J. Wayne; Gilliard, Wendell G.; Goldfinch, Stephen, Jr.; Govan, Jerry N., Jr.; Hamilton, Daniel P.; Hart, Christopher R.; Hayes, Jackie E.; Henderson, Phyllis J.; Henegan, Patricia Moore; Herbkersman, William G.; Hicks, Donna C.; Hodges, Kenneth F.; Horne, Jenny Anderson; Hosey, Lonnie; Howard, Leon; Huggins, Chip; Jefferson, Joseph H., Jr.; Jordan, Wallace H., Jr.; King, John Richard C.; Kirby, Roger K.; Knight, Patsy G.; Limehouse, Harry B., III; Lowe, Phillip D.; Lucas, James H.; Mack, David J., III; McCoy, Peter M., Jr.; McEachern, Joseph A.; McKnight, Cezar E.; McLeod, Mia S.; McLeod, Walton J.; Merrill, James H.; Mitchell, Harold, Jr.; Murphy, Christopher J.; Neal, Joseph H.; Newton, Wm. Weston J.; Norman, Ralph W.; Norrell, Mandy Powers; Ott, Russell L.; Parks, J. Anne; Pope, Thomas E.; Quinn, Rick; Ridgeway, Robert L., III; Riley, R. Shannon; Rivers, Samuel, Jr.; Robinson-Simpson, Leola C.; Rutherford, J. Todd; Smith, G. Murrell, Jr.; Smith, Garry R.; Smith, James E., Jr.; Sottile, F. Michael; Stavrinakis, Leonidas E.; Tallon, Edward R., Sr.; Tinkler, Mary E.; Weeks, J. David; Wells, Don L.; Whipper, J. Seth; Williams, Robert Q.; Willis, Mark N.; Yow, Richard L.

Voting not to remove the flag (20)

Bedingfield, Eric M.; Burns, James Mikell; Chumley, William M.; Corley, Christopher A.; Delleney, F. Gregory, Jr.; Hardee, Kevin; Hill, Jonathon D.; Johnson, Jeffrey E.; Kennedy, Ralph Shealy, Jr.; Loftis, Dwight A.; Moss, Dennis C.; Moss, V. Stephen; Nanney, Wendy K.; Putnam, Joshua A.; Simrill, J. Gary; Spires, L. Kit; Stringer, Tommy M.; Taylor, Bill; Thayer, Anne J.; White, W. Brian

Excused absence (2)

Hiott, David R.; Hixon, William M.

Not voting (7)

Long, Deborah A.; Pitts, Michael A.; Ryhal, Mike; Sandifer, William E., III; Southard, Edward L.; Toole, McLain R.; Whitmire, William R.

Senate

Voting to remove the flag (37)

Alexander, Thomas C.; Allen, Karl B.; Bennett, Sean; Bryant, Kevin L.; Campbell, Paul G., Jr.; Campsen, George E., III; Coleman, Creighton B.; Courson, John E.; Cromer, Ronnie W.; Davis, Tom; Fair, Michael L.; Grooms, Lawrence K.; Hayes, Robert W., Jr.; Hembree, Greg; Hutto, C. Bradley; Jackson, Darrell; Johnson, Kevin L.; Kimpson, Marlon E.; Leatherman, Hugh K., Sr.; Lourie, Joel; Malloy, Gerald; Martin, Larry A.; Martin, Shane R.; Matthews, John W., Jr.; McElveen, J. Thomas, III; Nicholson, Floyd; Rankin, Luke A.; Reese, Glenn G.; Sabb, Ronnie A.; Scott, John L., Jr.; Setzler, Nikki G.; Shealy, Katrina Frye; Sheheen, Vincent A.; Thurmond, Paul; Turner, Ross; Williams, Kent M.; Young, Tom, Jr.

Voting not to remove flag (3)

Bright, Lee; Peeler, Harvey S., Jr.; Verdin, Daniel B., III

Excused absence (5)

Cleary, Raymond E., III; Corbin, Thomas D.; Gregory, Chauncey K.; Massey, A. Shane; O'Dell, William H.

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