Friday, March 19, 2010
Obamacare House Vote Whip Count Roundup (3-19)
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) 213 no, 179 yes and 39 undecided. The NRCC Code Red site has the tally at 206 no, 206 yes and 19 undecided. The liberal site FIREDOGLAKE has the count (with leaners) at 214 no, 207 yes and 10 undecided. Update: WaPo has the count at 207 no, 174 yes and 50 undecided.