Just hours before the final vote, Montana Congressman Ryan Zinke signaled to Voices of Montana host Aaron Flint that he was unconvinced about electing John Boehner to be Speaker of the House of Representatives, but in the final tally, Zinke sided with the majority in favor of Boehner.

The final number of Republicans not voting for Boehner grew to 25, a surprisingly high number, but not enough to give a simple majority to anyone else. John Boehner retained his position with 264 votes, Nancy Pelosi took second with 164, while republican challengers Webster (12), Gohmert (3), and Yoho (2) had the following highest tallies.

The Republicans that did not vote for Boehner are as follows, courtesy of the Washington Post article "Here are the Republicans that Voted Against John Boehner" by Aaron Blake:

  1. Rep. Justin Amash (Mich.) -- Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio)
  2. Rep. Brian Babin (Tex.) -- “present”
  3. Rep. Rod Blum (Iowa) -- Rep. Dan Webster (R-Fla.)
  4. Rep. Dave Brat (Va.) -- Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.)
  5. Rep. Jim Bridenstine (Okla.) -- Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Tex.)
  6. Rep. Curt Clawson (Fla.) -- Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.)
  7. Rep. Scott DesJarlais (Tenn.) -- Jordan
  8. Duncan -- Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.)
  9. Rep. Scott Garrett (N.J.) -- Webster
  10. Rep. Chris Gibson (N.Y.) -- House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.)
  11. Rep. Paul Gosar (Ariz.) -- Webster
  12. Gohmert -- Gohmert
  13. Rep. Tim Huelskamp (Kan.) -- Webster
  14. Rep. Walter Jones (N.C.) -- Webster
  15. Rep. Steve King -- Webster
  16. Rep. Tom Massie (Ky.) -- Rep. Ted Yoho (R-Fla.)
  17. Rep. Mark Meadows (N.C.) -- Webster
  18. Rep. Rich Nugent (Fla.) -- Webster
  19. Rep. Gary Palmer (Ala.) -- Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.)
  20. Rep. Bill Posey (Fla.) -- Webster
  21. Rep. Scott Rigell (Va.) -- Webster
  22. Rep. Marlin Stutzman (Ind.) -- Webster
  23. Rep. Randy Weber (Tex.) -- Gohmert
  24. Webster -- Webster
  25. Yoho -- Yoho

In his conversation with Aaron Flint, Zinke said that he had spoken with Gohmert and Boehner, but that he was still "unconvinced" of which direction he would cast his vote adding that "it's a good thing I vote last, because my name ends with a 'z.'" and that he thought "we need leadership that will do the bidding of the American people first and foremost."