Thursday, March 18, 2010
Obamacare House Vote Whip Count Roundup (3-18)
There are currently 431 votes in the House. The side that hits 216 wins. Democrats currently control 253 seats in the House and can only afford to lose 37 democrats. No Republican is expected to vote for the Democrat's health care reform bill. Over at The Hill, they have (with leaners) 214 no, 168 yes and 49 undecided. The NRCC Code Red site has the tally at 205 no, 202 yes and 24 undecided. The liberal site FIREDOGLAKE has the count (with leaners) at 210 no, 204 yes and 17 undecided. Update: WaPo has the count at 205 no, 149 yes and 77 undecided.