vote along party lines

idiom

: to vote in a manner that is consistent with the official policy or opinion of one's political party
Congress voted along party lines on the new education bill.

Examples of vote along party lines in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The bill passed out of the House by a 64-30 vote along party lines. Sarah Bowman, The Indianapolis Star, 26 Feb. 2024 The legislation cleared the Senate on Wednesday in a 30-15 vote along party lines despite several attempts by state Senate Democrats to change the bill. CBS News, 17 May 2024 That left-field resolution, which former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi alleged was orchestrated by Trump, was passed in a 213-209 vote along party lines. Kyler Alvord, Peoplemag, 7 Dec. 2023 Frontbench-position holders are largely expected to vote along party lines, so the resignations are symbols of dissent. NBC News, 15 Nov. 2023 In a 4-3 vote along party lines, the Cobb County School Board in Georgia voted to fire Katie Rinderle. Itzel Luna, USA TODAY, 19 Aug. 2023 Originally filed in February, the bill passed Wednesday in the Illinois Senate on a 39-19 vote along party lines. Praveena Somasundaram, Washington Post, 5 May 2023 If residents vote along party lines, the survey indicates the extension is more likely to pass in the historically Democratic-leaning county. Kaitlin Durbin, cleveland, 25 Nov. 2022 Yet, voters are not obliged to vote along party lines as our congressmen do. Star Tribune, 2 Nov. 2020

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