Kevin McCarthy failed for the 9th time to win Speaker of the House on Thursday afternoon.
McCarthy received 200 votes.
Rep. Byron Donalds received 17 votes.
Rep. Hern received 3 votes.
Ken Buck was absent due to a doctor appointment.
The 9th round of voting for Speaker of the 118th Congress.
Ken Buck (CO) is absent and not voting due to a medical appointment. McCarthy supporter.
— Charles Franklin (@PollsAndVotes) January 5, 2023
The House immediately moved on to the 10th vote for Speaker.
Juan Ciscomani’s son watches on as he nominates Kevin McCarthy for Speaker.
Rep. Juan Ciscomani (R-AZ) immediately nominated Kevin McCarthy for Speaker.
At some point something is going to have to break.
In a recent Rasmussen poll, Kevin McCarthy holds only a 40% approval rating with conservatives.