On the Cloture Motion S. 397

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. 397 (109th).

Congress
109th Congress
Date
Jul 26, 2005
Chamber
Senate
Number
#206
Result:
Cloture Motion Agreed to

Totals     Republican     Democrat     Independent
  Yea 66
 
 
 
66%
52 14 0
  Nay 32
 
 
 
32%
1 30 1
Not Voting 2
 
 
 
2%
1 1 0
Required: 3/5 source: senate.gov
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