How Santo Santoro voted compared to someone who believes that the federal government should maintain or increase its investment in and support for the Australian coal industry

Division Santo Santoro Supporters vote Division outcome

8th Feb 2007, 10:57 AM – Senate Motions - Climate Change - Reduce coal exports

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The majority voted against a motion introduced by Greens Senator Kerry Nettle, which means it was unsuccessful.

Motion text

That the Senate:

(a) notes the statements by Clean-Up Australia Day founder, Mr Ian Kiernan, regarding the ‘absolutely frightening’ contribution of Australia’s coal exports to greenhouse gas emissions and climate change; and

(b) calls on the Government to work with state governments to reduce coal exports and provide a just transition for workers in the coal industry.

absent No Not passed by a large 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 Santo Santoro 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.