Here are the 38 House Republicans in the spotlight for the GAMC override

Differing reports today say DFL leaders may try to override Gov. Tim Pawlenty’s veto of the General Assistance Medical Care bill on Thursday, or wait a week or two. Either way, in the Senate, they should have no problem: Plenty of DFL votes are available for an override.

In the House, it’s a different story. While 38 House Republicans voted in favor of the bill — apparently they hadn’t heard the governor took his veto pen with him to Washington for the weekend — there’s talk that enough of the Republicans will repudiate their early votes and side with the governor on this. Only three Republicans need to join the DFLers for the override to pass.

The MN Progressive Project lists the GAMC 38, so it will be easier to keep track of who were for the bill before they were against it:

Jim Abeler
Paul Anderson
Sarah Anderson
Michael Beard
Laura Brod
Tony Cornish
Greg Davids
Matt Dean
Randy Demmer
Bob Dettmer
Connie Doepke
Keith Downey
Rob Eastlund
Pat Garofalo
Steve Gottwalt
Bob Gunther
Rod Hamilton
Joe Hoppe
Larry Howes
Tim Kelly
Mary Kiffmeyer
Morrie Lanning
Jennifer Loon
Tara Mack
Doug Magnus
Carol McFarlane
Denny McNamara
Mark Murdoch
Bud Nornes
Joyce Peppin
Tim Sanders
Peggy Scott
Marty Seifert
Steve Smith
Paul Torkelson
Dean Urdahl
Torry Westrom
Kurt Zellers

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