Last updated on: 5/21/2009 1:40:00 PM PST
Oct. 2002 Congressional Votes Authorizing the President
to Use Military Force Against Iraq
|On Oct. 10 and 11, 2002, the US House of Representatives and the US Senate, respectively, voted on HJRes 114, the "Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Resolution of 2002" (58 KB) . This legislation, authorizing President George W. Bush to "use the Armed Forces of the United States as he determines to be necessary and appropriate" against Iraq, was passed by 70% of the House and Senate.
I. Congressional Vote Totals
|US House of Representatives -
|House Totals (% of Totals)
|Senate Totals (% of Totals)
|Congressional Totals (% of Totals)
II. US House of Representatives Vote Count (Vote date: Oct. 10, 2002)
Davis, Jo Ann (R-VA)
Davis, Tom (R-VA)
Johnson, E.B. (D-TX)
Miller, George (D-CA)
|Not Voting (3)
|Vacant Seats (3)
III. US Senate Vote Count (Vote date: Oct. 11, 2002)
IV. Related Links
- Which classified intelligence information products are routinely shared with Congress and which ones are not?
- Did Congress have the same intelligence information as the White House prior to the October 2002 congressional vote authorizing the use of force in Iraq?