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See the votes: La. Senate fails to override veto of gun bill

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Posted at 2:04 PM, Jul 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-20 15:41:24-04

The Louisiana Senate failed today to override Gov. John Bel Edwards’ veto of a gun-related bill.

"By a vote of 23 yeas and 15 nays, the motion to override the Governor's veto failed to be adopted. Motion to reconsider laid on the table," the Senate's website states.

Here's how the state's senators voted:

YEAS (to override the veto):
Mr. President Cortez, R-Lafayette
Abraham, R-Lake Charles
Allain, R-Franklin
Cathey, R-Monroe
Cloud, R-Turkey Creek
Fesi, R-Houma
Henry, R-Metairie
Hensgens, R-Abbeville
Hewitt, R-Slidell
Lambert, R-Gonzales
McMath, R-Covington
Milligan, R-Shreveport
Mills, F., R-Parks
Mills, R., R-Minden
Mizell, R-Franklinton
Morris, R-West Monroe
Peacock, R-Bossier City
Pope, R-Denham Springs
Reese, R-Leesville
Talbot, R-River Ridge
Ward, R-Port Allen
White, R-Baton Rouge
Womack, R-Harrisonburg

NAYS (to uphold the veto):
Barrow, D-Baton Rouge
Bernard, R-Natchitoches
Boudreaux, D-Lafayette
Bouie, D-New Orleans
Carter, D-New Orleans
Connick, R-Marrero
Fields, D-Baton Rouge
Foil, R-Baton Rouge
Harris, D-New Orleans
Jackson, D-Monroe
Luneau, D-Alexandria
Peterson, D-New Orleans
Price, D-Gonzales
Smith, D-Norco
Tarver, D-Shreveport

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