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VT Senate Overrides Marriage Veto; House Vote Expected To Be Close

Jim Burroway

April 7th, 2009

The Vermont Senate just voted 23-5 to override Gov. Jim Douglas’s (R) veto of the marriage bill which would allow for same-sex marriage. The vote now goes to the House, where the override vote is expected to be very close. You can hear the live-stream of the House debate and vote here. A two-thirds vote of those present and voting is needed to override a veto.

Queerty has an excellent rundown on the five people in the Vermont House who will decide which way Vermont will go.

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Matthew
April 7th, 2009 | LINK

Are you sure it wasn’t 23-5?
http://burlingtonfreepress.com/article/20090407/NEWS03/90407015

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