How Cathy O'Toole voted compared to someone who believes that the federal government should increase restrictions on the gambling industry in order to address the issue of problem gambling

Division Cathy O'Toole Supporters vote Division outcome

8th Feb 2017, 5:11 PM – Representatives Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill 2016 - Second Reading - Phase out ads relating to betting or gambling

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The majority voted against a motion, which means it was unsuccessful.

It was introduced by Labor MP Julie Collins (Franklin)

Motion text

That all the words after "That" be omitted with a view to substituting the following words:

"whilst not declining to give the bill a second reading, the House calls on the Government to work with the broadcasting industry and national sporting organisations on a transition plan to phase out the promotion of betting odds and commercials relating to betting or gambling before and during live sporting broadcasts, with a view to their prohibition".

absent Yes Not passed by a small majority

How "never voted" is worked out

Normally a person's votes count towards a score which is used to work out a simple phrase to summarise their position on a policy. However in this case Cathy O'Toole was absent during all divisions for this policy. So, it's impossible to say anything concrete other than that they have "never voted" on this policy.