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Call Yvette Clark’s office
and let her know she
should honor her pledge
to vote against any bill
that doesn’t have a
public option
Name: Yvette Clarke
Party Affiliation: Democratic
Congressional District: New York 11th
Caucuses: Congressional Black Caucus, Progressive Caucus
Phone: DC Office: (202) 225-6231
NY Office: (718) 287-1142
Fax: DC Office: (202) 226-0112
NY Office: (718) 287-1223
Videos: 7/24/09 Yvette Clarke on MSNBC says she’ll vote “no” on a bill without a public option
8/11/09 Clarke on WNYC says she’d vote against even a watered down public option
8/31/09 Clarke promises Eve Gittelson to vote against any bill without a public option
Posts: 4/03/09 Clarke joins GOP to gut Grayson bill limiting bonuses for TARP recipients
7/30/09 Clarke signs letter saying she will vote against any bill without a public option
8/11/09 Yvette Clarke Almost Takes the Pledge
8/16/09 Sorry, Can’t Pass Health Care Bill Without a Public Option
11/15/09 Clarke Inserts Language into Congressional Record for Drug Company Lobbyists
Committees:
  • Committee on Education and Labor
    • Subcommittee on Healthy Families and Communities
    • Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions
  • Committee on Homeland Security
    • Subcommittee on Intelligence, Information Sharing, and Terrorism Risk Assessment
    • Subcommittee on Emerging Threats, Cybersecurity, Science and Technology (Chairwoman)
  • Committee on Small Business
    • Subcommittee on Contracting and Technology
    • Subcommittee on Rural and Urban Entrepreneurship
Donation Drive:
8/18/09 Received $5,966 in donations from small dollar donors in thanks after signing
the letter pledging to vote “no” on any health care bill without a public option
Assumed Office:
January 3, 2007
Special Notes: Fundraisers thrown for Clarke on 6/15/2009 and 7/29/2009 by Tim Rupli, registered lobbyist for financial
interests and anti-immigrant group Numbers USA (per Sunlight Foundation)

FDL Scorecard

Issue War Funding Score
Pledge Signed 2007 letter pledging to vote against any war funding that did not have troop withdrawal provisions 100%
Vote Broke pledge by voting “yes” on H.R. 2346, Supplemental Appropriations For Year 2009 (no troop withdrawal provisions) 0%
Conflicts of Interest $21,500 lifetime donations from defense contractors
Issue Health Care Score
Pledge Signed July 30 letter pledging to vote against any bill that does not have a public option 100%
Vote TBD TBD
Conflicts of Interest $126,000 lifetime donations from health care interests
TOTAL FDL ISSUE SCORE 67%

Call Yvette Clark’s office and let her know she should honor her pledge to vote against any bill that doesn’t have a public option

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