The 19 Republicans who abandoned McCarthy in first, second round of speaker votes

The loss on first round was the first time that has happened in 100 years.

Updated: January 3, 2023 - 3:58pm

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Nineteen House Republicans on Tuesday abandon fellow GOP Rep. Kevin McCarthy in the first and rounds of balloting for speaker.

The loss on first round was the first time that has happened in roughly 100 years, according to MetroWeekly.com.

The balloting in the first round was:

Ten voted for Arizona GOP Rep. Andy Biggs:

  • Andy Biggs (Ariz.)
  • Dan Bishop (N.C.)
  • Andrew Clyde (Ga.)
  • Eli Crane (Ariz.)
  • Matt Gaetz (Fla.)
  • Bob Good (Va.)
  • Paul Gosar (Ariz.)
  • Ralph Norman (S.C.)
  • Scott Perry (Pa.)
  • Matt Rosendale (Mont.)

Six voted for Ohio GOP Rep. Jim Jordan:

  • Lauren Boebert (Colo.)
  • Mike Cloud (Texas)
  • Anna Paulina Luna (Fla.)
  • Mary Miller (Ill.)
  • Andy Ogles (Tenn.)
  • Keith Self (Texas)

One for Indiana GOP Rep. Jim Banks:

  • Josh Brecheen (Okla.)

One for Florida GOP Rep. Byron Donalds

  • Chip Roy (Texas)

One for New York GOP Rep. Lee Zeldin

  • Andy Harris (Md.)

In the second round, all 19 for the divided first-round votes went for Jordan.

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