HOW THE COURT VOTED

In the Defense of Marriage Act case, United States vs. Windsor

Vote: 5-4

Majority opinion: Justice Anthony Kennedy, joined by Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan.

Dissenting: Chief Justice John Roberts; Justice Antonin Scalia, joined by Justice Clarence Thomas and, in part, by Roberts; and Justice Samuel Alito, joined in part by Thomas.

In the California same-sex marriage case, Hollingsworth vs. Perry

Vote 5-4

Majority opinion: Roberts, joined by Scalia, Ginsburg, Breyer and Kagan.

Dissenting: Kennedy, joined by Thomas, Alito and Sotomayor.

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