That was on July 8th, 2009.
Turns out that, before then --the Express hit the streets before midnight of July 7th and the Senate session began at 10 a.m. on July 8th-- she'd written and submitted an op-ed that was published in the Trinidad Express the very day she "Ayed!" with the PNM side in the Senate.
Turns out, too, that her op-ed led off with a question that, now, seems most germane to any discussing regarding why she voted how, then, she did. That question is: