We talked for several hours on Thursday's show about the drama as it unfolded in Trenton. The debate, then the vote in the Assembly and the Senate on granting Gov. Murphy further emergency powers that will last into next year even though the public emergency decree is being lifted. In short, it was one of the most disturbing political ploys I've seen in a long time and was wrong to the core. I won't waste time writing any more than that here, but if you want to know my full thoughts read this piece.

Listeners were asking if they could find out which legislators voted which way on this (and which ones took the coward's way out and abstained) and I promised to make it easy for them. For anyone who cares to know who voted how, it's all below. It begins with the Assembly, then moves on to the Senate, and all in alphabetical order by last name.

A yes vote meant they went along with allowing the public emergency to be lifted yet granting to the governor continued emergency powers into next year.

ASSEMBLY VOTING RECORD

  • Rep. Armato, John [D] YES
  • Rep. Auth, Robert [R] NO
  • Rep. Benson, Daniel R. [D] YES
  • Rep. Bergen, Brian [R] NO
  • Rep. Bramnick, Jon M. [R] NO
  • Rep. Burzichelli, John J. [D] YES
  • Rep. Calabrese, Clinton [D] YES
  • Rep. Caputo, Ralph R. [D] YES
  • Rep. Carter, Linda S. [D] YES
  • Rep. Catalano, John [R] NO
  • Rep. Chaparro, Annette [D] YES
  • Rep. Chiaravalloti, Nicholas A. [D] YES
  • Rep. Clifton, Robert D. [R] NO
  • Rep. Conaway Jr., Herbert "Herb" C. [D] YES
  • Rep. Coughlin, Craig J. [D] YES
  • Rep. Dancer, Ronald S. [R] NO
  • Rep. Danielsen, Joe [D] YES
  • Rep. DeAngelo, Wayne P. [D] YES
  • Rep. DeCroce, BettyLou [R] NO
  • Rep. DeFuccio, DeAnne C. [R] NO
  • Rep. DePhillips, Christopher P. [R] NO
  • Rep. DiMaio, John [R] NO
  • Rep. DiMaso, Serena [R] NO
  • Rep. Downey, Joann [D] YES
  • Rep. Dunn, Aura K. [R] NO
  • Rep. Egan, Joseph V. [D] YES
  • Rep. Freiman, Roy [D] YES
  • Rep. Giblin, Thomas "Tom" P. [D] YES
  • Rep. Gove, DiAnne C. [R] NO
  • Rep. Greenwald, Louis D. [D] YES
  • Rep. Holley, Jamel C. [D] NO
  • Rep. Houghtaling, Eric [D] YES
  • Rep. Huttle, Valerie Vainieri [D] YES
  • Rep. Jasey, Mila M. [D] YES
  • Rep. Jimenez, Angelica M. [D] YES
  • Rep. Johnson, Gordon M. [D] YES
  • Rep. Karabinchak, Robert J. [D] YES
  • Rep. Kean, Sean T. [R] NO
  • Rep. Kennedy, James J. [D] YES
  • Rep. Lampitt, Pamela Rosen [D] ABSTAINED
  • Rep. Lopez, Yvonne [D] YES
  • Rep. Marin, Eliana Pintor [D] YES
  • Rep. Mazzeo, Vincent [D] YES
  • Rep. McClellan, Antwan [R] NO
  • Rep. McGuckin, Gregory P. [R] NO
  • Rep. McKeon, John F. [D] YES
  • Rep. Mcknight, Angela V. [D] ABSTAINED
  • Rep. Mejia, Pedro [D] YES
  • Rep. Moen Jr., William "Bill" F. [D] YES
  • Rep. Moriarty, Paul D. [D] YES
  • Rep. Mosquera, Gabriela M. [D] ABSTAINED
  • Rep. Mukherji, Raj [D] YES
  • Rep. Munoz, Nancy F. [R] NO
  • Rep. Murphy, Carol A. [D] YES
  • Rep. Peters, Ryan E. [R] NO
  • Rep. Peterson, Erik [R] NO
  • Rep. Quijano, Annette [D] ABSTAINED
  • Rep. Reynolds-Jackson, Verlina Maher [D] YES
  • Rep. Rooney, Kevin J. [R] NO
  • Rep. Rumpf, Brian E. [R] ABSTAINED
  • Rep. Schaer, Gary S. [D] YES
  • Rep. Scharfenberger, Gerard [R] NO
  • Rep. Simonsen, Erik K. [R] NO
  • Rep. Space, Parker [R] NO
  • Rep. Spearman, William W. [D] YES
  • Rep. Speight, Shanique [D] YES
  • Rep. Stanfield, Jean [R] NO
  • Rep. Stanley, Sterley S. [D] YES
  • Rep. Sumter, Shavonda E. [D] ABSTAINED
  • Rep. Swain, Lisa [D] YES
  • Rep. Taliaferro, Adam J. [D] ABSTAINED
  • Rep. Thomson, Edward H. [R] NO
  • Rep. Timberlake, Britnee N. [D] YES
  • Rep. Tucker, Cleopatra G. [D] YES
  • Rep. Tully, Christopher [D] YES
  • Rep. Verrelli, Anthony S. [D] YES
  • Rep. Webber, Jay [R] NO
  • Rep. Wimberly, Benjie E. [D] ABSTAINED
  • Rep. Wirths, Harold J. [R] NO
  • Rep. Zwicker, Andrew [D] YES

SENATE VOTING RECORD

  • Sen. Addiego, Dawn Marie [D] NO
  • Sen. Bateman, Christopher "Kip" S. [R] NO
  • Sen. Beach, James [D] YES
  • Sen. Brown, Chris A. [R] NO
  • Sen. Bucco, Anthony M. [R] NO
  • Sen. Codey, Richard J. [D] YES
  • Sen. Connors, Christopher J. [R] NO
  • Sen. Corrado, Kristin M. [R] NO
  • Sen. Cruz-Perez, Nilsa I. [D] YES
  • Sen. Cryan, Joseph P. [D] YES
  • Sen. Cunningham, Sandra Bolden [D] YES
  • Sen. Diegnan Jr., Patrick J. [D] YES
  • Sen. Doherty, Michael J. [R] NO
  • Sen. Gill, Nia H. [D] ABSTAINED
  • Sen. Gopal, Vin [D] ABSTAINED
  • Sen. Greenstein, Linda R. [D] YES
  • Sen. Holzapfel, James W. [R] NO
  • Sen. Kean Jr., Thomas H. [R] NO
  • Sen. Lagana, Joseph A. [D] YES
  • Sen. Madden Jr., Fred H. [D] YES
  • Sen. O'Scanlon Jr., Declan J. [R] NO
  • Sen. Oroho, Steven V. [R] NO
  • Sen. Pennacchio, Joseph [R] NO
  • Sen. Pou, Nellie [D] YES
  • Sen. Rice, Ronald L. [D] ABSTAINED
  • Sen. Ruiz, M. Teresa [D] YES
  • Sen. Sacco, Nicholas J. [D] YES
  • Sen. Sarlo, Paul A. [D] YES
  • Sen. Schepisi, Holly T. [R] NO
  • Sen. Scutari, Nicholas P. [D] YES
  • Sen. Singer, Robert W. [R] NO
  • Sen. Singleton, Troy [D] YES
  • Sen. Smith, Robert "Bob" [D] YES
  • Sen. Stack, Brian P. [D] YES
  • Sen. Sweeney, Stephen M. [D] YES
  • Sen. Testa Jr., Michael L. [R] NO
  • Sen. Thompson, Samuel D. [R] NO
  • Sen. Turner, Shirley K. [D] YES
  • Sen. Vitale, Joseph F. [D] YES
  • Sen. Weinberg, Loretta [D] YES

The post above reflects the thoughts and observations of New Jersey 101.5 talk show host Jeff Deminski. Any opinions expressed are Jeff Deminski's own.

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