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 10, 2008
Chamber
Senate
Number
#170
Result:
Cloture Motion Agreed to

Totals     Democrat     Republican     Independent
  Yea 84
 
 
 
84%
47 35 2
  Nay 12
 
 
 
12%
0 12 0
Not Voting 4
 
 
 
4%
3 1 0
Required: 3/5 source: senate.gov
Seat position based on our ideology score.

Vote Details

Notes: “Aye” or “Yea”?
Download as CSV | XML | JSON

Statistically Notable Votes

Statistically notable votes are the votes that are most surprising, or least predictable, given how other members of each voter’s party voted and other factors.

All Votes