On the Cloture Motion H.R. 2937

This was a vote on “cloture” in the Senate, which means to end debate so that an up-or-down vote can be taken. A vote in favor is a vote to end debate and move to a vote on the issue itself, while a vote against is a vote to prolong debate or to filibuster.

The vote was related to H.R. 2937 (104th).

Congress
104th Congress
Date
May 8, 1996
Chamber
Senate
Number
#110
Result:
Cloture Motion Rejected

Totals     Republican     Democrat
  Yea 53
 
 
53%
53 0
  Nay 45
 
 
45%
0 45
Present 1
 
 
1%
0 1
Not Voting 1
 
 
1%
0 1
Required: 3/5 source: senate.gov
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