On the Motion (Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to H. R. 6049)

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. 6049 (110th).

Congress
110th Congress
Date
Jun 17, 2008
Chamber
Senate
Number
#150
Result:
Motion Rejected

Totals     Democrat     Republican     Independent
  Yea 52
 
 
 
52%
45 5 2
  Nay 44
 
 
 
44%
2 42 0
Not Voting 4
 
 
 
4%
3 1 0
Required: 3/5 source: senate.gov
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