On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 1253 to S.Amdt. 1252 to S. 1156 (District of Columbia Appropriations Act, 1998)

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 S. 1156 (105th).

105th Congress
Oct 7, 1997
Cloture Motion Agreed to

Key: R Yea D Yea D Nay
Seat position based on our ideology score.
Totals     Republican     Democrat
  Yea 99
55 44
  Nay 1
0 1
Required: 3/5 source: senate.gov

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Notes: “Aye” or “Yea”?
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