On the Cloture Motion S. 3044

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. 3044 (110th).

Congress
110th Congress
Date
Jun 10, 2008
Chamber
Senate
Number
#146
Result:
Cloture Motion Rejected

Totals     Democrat     Republican     Independent
  Yea 51
 
 
 
51%
43 6 2
  Nay 43
 
 
 
43%
3 40 0
Not Voting 6
 
 
 
6%
4 2 0
Required: 3/5 source: senate.gov
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