On the Cloture Motion S. 1173

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. 1173 (105th).

Congress
105th Congress
Date
Oct 23, 1997
Chamber
Senate
Number
#277
Result:
Cloture Motion Rejected

Totals     Republican     Democrat
  Yea 48
 
 
48%
48 0
  Nay 50
 
 
50%
7 43
Not Voting 2
 
 
2%
0 2
Required: 3/5 source: senate.gov
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