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Jim DeMint (R)

Senate - South Carolina - Up for re-election in 2016

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of 484 votes

111th Congress


of 692 votes

How they voted

Member Most DEMS
Passed VOTE 184

Middle-class Tax Relief

Rejected VOTE 34

Keystone pipeline amendment

Rejected VOTE 33

Keystone pipeline amendment

Agreed to VOTE 24

Block the birth-control exemption

Agreed to VOTE 22

Extension of the payroll tax holiday and unemployment insurance benefits

Passed VOTE 204

Veterans jobs bill

Agreed to VOTE 151

Vote to table spending bill

Agreed to VOTE 123

Final debt deal

Rejected VOTE 89

Vote to repeal ethanol subsidy

Passed VOTE 61

Final Senate vote on 2011 budget

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Jim DeMint
Senator, South Carolina
  • 2011-2013
About Jim DeMint

DeMINT, James W., a Representative and a Senator from South Carolina; born in Greenville, Greenville County, S.C., September 2, 1951; graduated from Wade Hampton High School, Greenville, S.C., 1969; B.S., University of Tennessee, 1973; M.B.A., Clemson University, Clemson, S.C., 1981; business owner; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred ...