On the Cloture Motion H.R. 3221

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. 3221 (110th).

Congress
110th Congress
Date
Jul 7, 2008
Chamber
Senate
Number
#163
Result:
Cloture Motion Agreed to

Totals     Democrat     Republican     Independent
  Yea 76
 
 
 
76%
45 29 2
  Nay 10
 
 
 
10%
0 10 0
Not Voting 14
 
 
 
14%
5 9 0
Required: 3/5 source: senate.gov
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