An unexpectedly high number of Democrats voted in favor of an effort to launch impeachment proceedings against President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. for ‘serious case of amnesia’ after testimony Skier Lindsey Vonn: I don’t want to represent Trump at Olympics Poll: 4 in 10 Republicans think senior Trump advisers had improper dealings with Russia MORE on Wednesday, revealing the growing agitation among liberals to remove him from office.

The House voted overwhelmingly 364-58 to table a resolution from Rep. Al GreenAlexander (Al) N. GreenThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment House rejects Democrat's resolution to impeach Trump Pelosi, Hoyer: Now is not the time to consider impeachment MORE (D-Texas) laying out articles of impeachment against Trump, with four Democrats voting “present.”

All Republicans voted with 126 Democrats to defeat the resolution. Those Democrats included Minority Leader Nancy PelosiNancy Patricia D'Alesandro PelosiMcConnell names Senate GOP tax conferees Abortion-rights group endorses Nadler in race to replace Conyers on Judiciary Trump rips Dems a day ahead of key White House meeting MORE (Calif.) and Minority Whip Steny HoyerSteny Hamilton HoyerThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment House rejects Democrat's resolution to impeach Trump Pelosi, Hoyer: Now is not the time to consider impeachment MORE (Md.), who announced ahead of the vote they would vote to table the effort.

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They cited the ongoing investigations by congressional committees and the FBI special counsel.

“Now is not the time to consider articles of impeachment,” Pelosi and Hoyer said.

Yet 58 Democrats, including Green, voted against tabling the resolution. Reps. Joaquin CastroJoaquin CastroThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment House rejects Democrat's resolution to impeach Trump Latino Dems grow frustrated with Kelly amid 'Dreamers' debate: report MORE (Texas), Marc VeaseyMarc Allison VeaseyThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment House rejects Democrat's resolution to impeach Trump Learning from the states: Feds should adopt anti-pyramid scheme law MORE (Texas), Carol Shea-PorterCarol Shea-PorterThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment House rejects Democrat's resolution to impeach Trump House Dems introduce bill to provide B for opioid epidemic MORE (N.H.) and Terri SewellTerrycina (Terri) Andrea SewellThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment House rejects Democrat's resolution to impeach Trump Facebook will let users see Russian content they've interacted with MORE (Ala.) voted “present.” Shea-Porter represents a district won by Trump in 2016.

“The resolution received fifty-seven more votes than many expected. This is the first vote, but it will not be the last,” Green said in a statement.

Here’s a look at the Democrats who voted in favor of starting to impeach Trump.

Impeachment agitators

A handful of Democrats apart from Green had also been calling for Trump’s impeachment. Lawmakers including Reps. Maxine WatersMaxine Moore WatersThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment Lobbying world Richard Gere returning to Capitol Hill to talk Tibet MORE (Calif.) and Ted Lieu (Calif.) endorsed impeaching Trump months ago.

Waters and Lieu in particular have built higher profiles since Trump took office through their sharp criticism of the president. Twitter this week released data showing Lieu, who often takes aim at Trump through the platform, as the fifth top account among U.S. elected officials.

Green’s articles of impeachment stated that Trump has “brought disrepute, contempt, ridicule and disgrace on the presidency” and “sown discord among the people of the United States.” The articles cited Trump’s response to the violent clash between white supremacists and counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Va., and attacks on NFL players kneeling during the national anthem to protest police brutality as examples of how Trump has divided the nation.

Other Democrats who have also filed articles of impeachment supported Green’s effort on Wednesday.

Rep. Brad ShermanBradley (Brad) James ShermanThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment Richard Gere welcomes lawmakers' words of support for Tibet House rejects Democrat's resolution to impeach Trump MORE (D-Calif.) introduced an article of impeachment in July alleging that Trump obstructed justice by firing James Comey as FBI director amid the investigation of Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election.

And last month, Green and five other Democrats introduced articles of impeachment that similarly accuse Trump of obstructing justice, violating the foreign emoluments clause barring the president from taking gifts from foreign governments and undermining the courts and media.

Reps. Steve CohenStephen (Steve) Ira CohenThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment House rejects Democrat's resolution to impeach Trump Dem plans to force House floor vote on impeaching Trump MORE (Tenn.), Marcia FudgeMarcia Louise FudgeThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment House rejects Democrat's resolution to impeach Trump Dem plans to force House floor vote on impeaching Trump MORE (Ohio), Adriano EspaillatAdriano de Jesus Espaillat CabralThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment House rejects Democrat's resolution to impeach Trump Dem plans to force House floor vote on impeaching Trump MORE (N.Y.), Luis Gutiérrez (Ill.) and John YarmuthJohn Allen YarmuthThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment House rejects Democrat's resolution to impeach Trump Dem plans to force House floor vote on impeaching Trump MORE (Ky.) introduced those articles of impeachment with Green. All but Gutiérrez, who did not vote, and Yarmuth, who voted to table the resolution, supported Green’s efforts.

Yarmuth serves as the ranking Democrat on the House Budget Committee.

Many progressives who haven’t introduced impeachment measures also voted for Green’s resolution.

Liberal Democrats like Reps. Pramila JayapalPramila JayapalThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment Conyers saga brings Dem tensions to a boil Democrat: Pelosi ‘ceded the moral high ground’ on sexual harassment MORE (Wash.), Jamie RaskinJamin (Jamie) Ben RaskinThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment Pelosi: GOP tax proposal 'the worst bill in the history' of Congress Liberal groups back ‘Warren wing’ of candidates MORE (Md.), Jan SchakowskyJanice (Jan) Danoff SchakowskyThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment ACLU clients hit by travel ban to attend Trump address House Dems urge CMS to issue stricter standards for nursing homes MORE (Ill.), Raúl Grijalva (Ariz.), and Keith EllisonKeith Maurice EllisonDemocrats turn on Al Franken The nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment Franken resignation could upend Minnesota races MORE (Minn.) were among the lawmakers who voted against tabling Green’s resolution.

Ellison serves as deputy chair of the Democratic National Committee.

Congressional Black Caucus members

Green, a member of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), was joined by many of his fellow caucus members who have expressed disgust with Trump's handling of race relations.

CBC Chairman Cedric RichmondCedric Levon RichmondThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment House rejects Democrat's resolution to impeach Trump Black Dems see bias in response to sexual harassment cases MORE (D-La.) voted against tabling Green’s resolution. So did Rep. James Clyburn (D-S.C.), who as assistant House minority leader was the only member of Democratic leadership to vote with Green.

Green’s articles of impeachment also cited Trump’s personal attacks against fellow CBC member, Rep. Frederica WilsonFrederica Patricia WilsonThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment House rejects Democrat's resolution to impeach Trump Mullen: 'Sad moment' when Kelly defended Trump over call to fallen soldier's widow MORE (D-Fla.). Trump called Wilson “wacky” on Twitter after she criticized his handling of a conversation with the family of Sgt. La David Johnson, who was killed during an October ambush in Niger.

Wilson was among the lawmakers who voted with Green.

Reps. Alma AdamsAlma Shealey AdamsThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment 100th woman in Congress sworn in 100th woman in Congress to be sworn in MORE (N.C.), Karen BassKaren Ruth BassThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment Sessions grilled by lawmakers from both parties Niger tragedy underscores the need for a coherent Africa strategy, answers MORE (Calif.), Joyce BeattyJoyce Birdson BeattyThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment Lawmakers put their beer brewing skills to test for charity Pass the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act to hold bad actors accountable MORE (Ohio), Yvette ClarkeYvette Diane ClarkeThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment WATCH: Hurricane hit Puerto Rico '30 by 90 miles of hell,' Rep. Gutiérrez says Black lawmaker questions Obama set-top box endorsement MORE (N.Y.), Lacy ClayWilliam (Lacy) Lacy ClayThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment GOP rejects Dem effort to demand Trump’s tax returns ahead of Senate vote We will fight for our DREAMers MORE (Mo.), Danny K. Davis (Ill.), Dwight EvansDwight (Dewey) Michael EvansThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment Tackling hunger at home and abroad because our food policy is our foreign policy Republicans’ failure on health care is unacceptable MORE (Pa.), Fudge, Alcee HastingsAlcee (Judge) Lamar HastingsThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment Frederica Wilson to return to DC this week after threats Clinton seeks to build African-American bulwark MORE (Fla.), Sheila Jackson LeeSheila Jackson LeeThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment Lobbying world Dems aim to elect Conyers replacement on Judiciary this month MORE (Texas), Robin KellyRobin Lynne KellyThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment Overnight Tech: Facebook vows to stop letting advertisers exclude by race | Watchdog study finds lack of diversity in tech | Agencies sued over tattoo recognition software Facebook halts function that allows advertisers to exclude by race MORE (Ill.), Brenda LawrenceBrenda Lulenar LawrenceThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment CBC Dem: Resignation is Conyers's decision Mich. rep: I didn't have chance to address harassment claims against former chief of staff MORE (Mich.), Barbara LeeBarbara Jean LeeThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment Government study shows lack of diversity in tech House votes on US involvement in Yemen MORE (Calif.), John LewisJohn LewisJohn Lewis says he may not attend Mississippi Civil Rights Museum opening if Trump is there The nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment Live coverage: Day three of the Ways and Means GOP tax bill markup MORE (Ga.), Gwen MooreGwen Sophia MooreThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment FCC votes to limit program funding internet access for low-income communities More than a dozen lawmakers put family on campaign payroll MORE (Wis.), Bobby RushBobby Lee RushThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment Illinois rep mourns wife's death Black Dem proposes Benghazi-like committee for police shootings MORE (Ill.), Bennie ThompsonBennie Gordon ThompsonThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment Homeland Security Dem: Trump retweets make security jobs harder Conyers saga brings Dem tensions to a boil MORE (Miss.), Waters and Bonnie Watson ColemanBonnie Watson ColemanThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment Dems press Secret Service on cost of Pence's Indianapolis trip Republicans assail DHS officials for focusing on climate change MORE (N.J.) made up the remaining CBC members who voted against tabling Green’s resolution.

Not all CBC members joined in. Rep. Hakeem JeffriesHakeem Sekou JeffriesThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment House passes bill removing 'Negro' and 'Oriental' from federal regulations Sessions grilled by lawmakers from both parties MORE (N.Y.), who helps lead House Democrats’ messaging, voted to table the impeachment resolution.

The unexpected

Multiple Democrats who serve as the ranking member on House committees showed their support for impeaching Trump.

They included Reps. Louise SlaughterDorothy (Louise) Louise SlaughterThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment House rejects Dem attempt to abolish Benghazi panel Democrats to force vote on abolishing Benghazi committee MORE (N.Y.), the top Democrat on the House Rules Committee; Frank Pallone Jr.Frank Joseph PalloneOvernight Energy: Watchdog probes Pruitt speech to mining group | EPA chief promises to let climate scientists present their work | Volkswagen manager gets 7 years for emissions cheating The nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment EPA watchdog to investigate Pruitt meeting with industry group MORE (N.J.), who leads Democrats on the House Energy and Commerce Committee; and Robert Brady (Pa.), who serves as ranking member of the House Administration Committee.

Then there was Rep. Michael CapuanoMichael (Mike) Everett CapuanoThe nearly 60 Dems who voted for impeachment House rejects Democrat's resolution to impeach Trump Pipeline regulators pressed to act on gas storage leaks MORE (D-Mass.), who as recently as this summer warned against forcing Democrats to go on the record about impeachment.

At the time, Sherman had mulled possibly forcing a vote on his article of impeachment using the same process Green did on Wednesday. Capuano spoke up during a House Democratic caucus meeting to caution about the consequences for the party’s efforts to win the majority in 2018.

But on Wednesday, Capuano said in a Facebook post that it’s “time to have an open, honest debate on President Trump and his fitness for office.”

“Practically and politically, I think most of us can agree that passing articles of impeachment in this House isn’t realistic at this moment in our history. But sometimes, it’s more important to follow your heart than do the practical or political calculation,” Capuano wrote.