Twenty-five Republicans rebelled against John BoehnerJohn BoehnerNew Trump campaign boss took shots at Ryan on radio show Election reveals Paul Ryan to be worst speaker in U.S. history Getting rid of ObamaCare means getting rid of Hillary MORE (R-Ohio), who won a third term as Speaker on Tuesday.
Rep. Daniel Webster (R-Fla.), whose nomination for Speaker became public just minutes before the vote, attracted the most votes at 12.
Meanwhile, the other two long-shot candidates, Reps. Louie GohmertLouie GohmertGOP rep: Trump ‘courageous’ for giving Cruz speech GOP bill would block undocumenteds from military service GOP rep Gohmert: Obama has ‘divided us more than ever’ MORE (R-Texas) and Ted YohoTed YohoUS arms sale to Saudi Arabia under fire from lawmakers House lawmakers urge Obama to forgo lame-duck TPP vote GOP bill would block undocumenteds from military service MORE (R-Fla.) only received three and two votes each.
Additionally, freshman Rep. Brian Babin (R-Texas) voted "present" rather than voting for anyone. And two Republican lawmakers voted for people who aren't even members of the House: Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Ala.) for Sen. Jeff SessionsJeff SessionsHardliners shrug off Trump’s softer tone on immigration Trump vows to protect jobs, wages for Hispanic voters The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE (R-Ala.), and Rep. Curt Clawson (R-Fla.) for Sen. Rand PaulRand PaulClinton enjoying edge over Trump in Silicon Valley Trump gets little backing from Silicon Valley Lawmakers amplify criticism of US support for Saudi bombing campaign MORE (R-Ky.).
Many of the votes for GOP candidates apart from BoehnerJohn BoehnerNew Trump campaign boss took shots at Ryan on radio show Election reveals Paul Ryan to be worst speaker in U.S. history Getting rid of ObamaCare means getting rid of Hillary MORE drew murmurs and sometimes even outright laughter in the House chamber. The votes for Paul and Sessions drew the most derision from fellow lawmakers.
Most of the lawmakers who voted against Boehner are hard-line conservatives who particularly opposed the GOP leadership's handling of the government-wide spending bill last month. Many conservatives had urged leadership to defund President Obama's executive action to shield illegal immigrants from deportation. But the "cromnibus" spending package didn't include such a provision.
Many lawmakers were absent from the vote due to former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo's (D) funeral in New York and snow in Washington, D.C. Rep. Trey GowdyTrey GowdyGOP chairmen subpoena tech firms tied to Clinton's email server GOP preps tough perjury case against Clinton Examining police-community issues with bipartisan working group MORE (R-S.C.), a favorite for Speaker among some Tea Party supporters, didn't make it in time due to the weather but said he would have voted for Boehner.
On the Democratic side, only four lawmakers voted for candidates aside from House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.). Rep. Jim Cooper (D-Tenn.) voted for former Secretary of State Colin Powell, while Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) voted for civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.). And Rep. Gwen Graham (D-Fla.), who stated she wouldn't support Pelosi on the campaign trail, voted for Cooper.
Below is a list of the Republican lawmakers who voted against Boehner:
Justin AmashJustin AmashRepublican exodus from Trump grows Dozens of GOP lawmakers staying away from Trump's convention House uprising thwarts change to Patriot Act MORE (R-Mich.)
Brian Babin (R-Texas)
Rod Blum (R-Iowa)
Dave Brat (R-Va.)
Jim BridenstineJim BridenstineLawmakers turned over gifts after secretly funded trip to Azerbaijan Republicans blast Pentagon energy programs Louie Gohmert faces his biggest challenge MORE (R-Okla.)
Curt Clawson (R-Fla.)
Scott DesJarlais (R-Tenn.)
Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.)
Scott GarrettScott GarrettThe Trail 2016: Candidate tug-of-war Dem group slams NJ Republican for 'hateful agenda' Divided GOP to powwow on budget MORE (R-N.J.)
Chris Gibson (R-N.Y.)
Louie Gohmert (R-Texas)
Paul GosarPaul GosarThe Trail 2016: Clinton’s ups and downs Cruz makes first endorsement since convention Connecticut delegation seeks protected area off New England coast MORE (R-Ariz.)
Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan.)
Walter Jones (R-N.C.)
Steve King (R-Iowa)
Thomas Massie (R-Ky.)
Mark Meadows (R-N.C.)
Richard Nugent (R-Fla.)
Gary Palmer (R-Ala.)
Bill Posey (R-Fla.)
Scott RigellScott RigellGOP rep: Trump doesn't have one trait I'd want my son to emulate GOP lawmakers urge RNC to cut ties with Trump House Republican 'leaning' toward vote for Gary Johnson MORE (R-Va.)
Marlin Stutzman (R-Ind.)
Randy WeberRandy WeberDem rep tells Trump to ‘shut the f--- up’ over Ginsburg criticism GOP rep: Ginsburg's actions 'must be met with consequences' House GOP defense policy bill conferees named MORE (R-Texas)
Daniel Webster (R-Fla.)
Ted Yoho (R-Fla.)