WHIP COUNT: House lawmakers' positions on GOP's ‘Plan B’

House Republicans are trying to pass Speaker John Boehner’s (R-Ohio) so-called Plan B bill on the fiscal cliff, a measure that would partially avoid the cliff by making permanent tax rates on annual income up to $1 million.

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Republicans can afford only 24 defections if every Democrat votes no. Democratic leadership is whipping against the bill, though it remains unclear if the entire Democratic Caucus will oppose it. The bill is expected to hit the House floor on Thursday.

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LAST UPDATED on 12/20/12 at 7:31 p.m.

RECENT UPDATES: Reps. Heath Shuler (D-N.C.), Joe Wilson (R-S.C.), Steve Southerland (R-Fla.), Andy Harris (R-Md.), Gerald Connolly (D-Va.), Dan Boren (D-Okla.), Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), David Schweikert (R-Ariz.), Kenny Marchant (R-Texas), Steve King (R-Iowa), Trent Franks (R-Ariz.), Ron Paul (R-Texas), Louie Gohmert (R-Texas), Walter Jones (N.C.), Thomas Massie (R-Ky.), Jean Schmidt (R-Ohio), Steve Scalise (La.), Robert Hurt (R-Va.), Tim Griffin (R-Ark.), Marlin Stutzman (R-Ind.), Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.), Paul Broun (R-Ga.), Jeff Landry (R-La.), Tim Scott (R-S.C.), Alan Nunnelee (R-Miss.) Bobby Schilling (R-Ill.), Tom Price (R-Ga.), Tom McClintock (R-Calif.)

REPUBLICANS

Firm No, Leaning No, Likely No (26)

Justin Amash (Mich.) Will vote no; voted against the rule

Joe Barton (Texas) Opposed

Paul Broun (Ga.) He is now a firm no; voted against the rule

John Fleming (La.) Leaning no

Trent Franks (Ariz.) Voted against the rule

Trey Gowdy (S.C.) Opposed

Louie Gohmert (Texas) Voted against the rule

Tim Huelskamp (Kan.) Will vote no; voted against the rule

Walter Jones (N.C.) Voted against the rule

Jim Jordan (Ohio) Will vote no; voted against the rule

Raul Labrador (Idaho) “I’m a ‘Hell, no!’ ” he said.

Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.) Opposed

Jeff Landry (La.) Opposed; voted against the rule

Kenny Marchant (Texas) Leaning no

Thomas Massie (Ky.) Voted against the rule

Mick Mulvaney (S.C.) Opposed

Ron Paul (Texas) Voted against the rule

Steve Scalise (La.) Went from undecided to no after Rules Committee rejected his amendment

Jean Schmidt (Ohio) Voted against the rule

David Schweikert (Ariz.) Said on Twitter, "I'm a NO vote...bad tax hikes and no spending cuts."

Steve Southerland (Fla.) Told CNN on Thursday he is leaning no

Marlin Stutzman (Ind.) Opposed

Joe Walsh (Ill.) Will vote no; voted against the rule

Allen West (Fla.) Leaning no, citing sequester

Lynn Westmoreland (Ga.) Firm no

Joe Wilson (S.C.) Opposed


Undecided/Declined to answer (25)

Todd Akin (Mo.) Undecided

Michele Bachmann (Minn.) Tea Party leader won't say Thursday night how she'll vote.

Marsha Blackburn (Tenn.) Undecided

Charles Boustany (La.) Undecided

Michael Burgess (Texas) Undecided

Bill Cassidy (La.) Leadership seeking his vote

Jason Chaffetz (Utah) Declines to answer; has defected on other votes

Howard Coble (N.C.) Undecided. Usually a reliable vote on high-profile fiscal bills. Coble said, "I am praying about it."

Robert Hurt (Va.) Undecided

Jeff Flake (Ariz.) Flake heading to the Senate next year

Scott Garrett (N.J.) Declined to answer

Phil Gingrey (Ga.) Undecided

Billy Long (Mo.) Declined to answer

Buck McKeon (Calif.) Armed Services Committee Chairman said he is concerned about sequestration and is not sure he can vote for bill.

Tim Murphy (Pa.) Undecided

Kristi Noem (S.D.) Undecided

Tom Latham (Iowa) Latham is tight with Boehner

Cynthia Lummis (Wyo.) Undecided

Alan Nunnelee (Wis.) Not commenting at this time. Usually, a reliable vote for GOP leaders

Tom Price (Ga.) Undecided

Dana Rohrabacher (Calif.) Declined to answer

Tim Scott (S.C.) Soon-to-senator won't say

Lee Terry (Neb.) Undecided

Mike Turner (Ohio) Undecided

Bill Young (Fla.) Undecided, worried about sequester. Says he has talked to Boehner about addressing sequester in measure.


Firm Yes, Leaning Yes, or Likely Yes (24)

Spencer Bachus (Ala.) In a release, Bachus says, "I will vote for it."

Diane Black (Tenn.) Leaning yes

John Duncan Jr. (Tenn.) Leaning yes

Tim Griffin (Ark.) Supports

Morgan Griffith (Va.) Leaning yes

Gregg Harper (Miss.) Supports

Andy Harris (Md.) Voted against the rule, but is leaning yes

Steve King (Iowa) Will vote yes. Big get for GOP leaders

Jack Kingston (Ga.) Leaning yes

Tom McClintock (R-Calif.) In Thursday (12/20) floor speech, McClintock embraces bill. A Big get for GOP leaders. McClintock has defected on other fiscal bills.

Steven LaTourette (Ohio) Retiring lawmaker will vote yes

Jerry Lewis (Calif.) Supports

Devin Nunes (Calif.) Supports

Tom Reed (N.Y.) Supports

Tom Rooney (Fla.) Supports

Dennis Ross (Fla.) Leaning yes

Paul Ryan (Wis.) Supports and is whipping members

Bobby Schilling (Ill.) A yes vote

Pete Sessions (Texas) Incoming Rules Committee chairman is a yes

Mike Simpson (Idaho) Will vote yes

Steve Stivers (Ohio) Supports

Patrick Tiberi (Ohio) Supports

Rob Woodall (Ga.) Will vote yes

Don Young (Alaska) Says he will "probably vote for it."



DEMOCRATS

Firm No, Leaning No, Likely No (4)

Gerry Connolly (Va.) Opposed

Jim Himes (Conn.) Opposed

Collin Peterson (Minn.) Firm no, but says he knows of a Blue Dog who will vote yes. Declines to name the member.

Heath Shuler (N.C.) Says he'll vote no and doesn't know of any Dems who will vote yes.


Undecided/Declined to answer (3)

Dan Boren (Okla.) Undecided

Ben Chandler (Ky.) Declined to answer

Dennis Kucinich (Ohio) Declined to answer


Erik Wasson, Molly K. Hooper, Russell Berman, Vicki Needham, Bernie Becker, Jonathan Easley, Peter Schroeder, Daniel Strauss, Bob Cusack contributed.