On the Cloture Motion S. 3001

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. 3001 (110th).

Congress
110th Congress
Date
Sep 8, 2008
Chamber
Senate
Number
#197
Result:
Cloture Motion Agreed to

Totals     Democrat     Republican     Independent
  Yea 83
 
 
 
83%
41 40 2
  Nay 0
 
 
 
0%
0 0 0
Not Voting 17
 
 
 
17%
9 8 0
Required: 3/5 source: senate.gov
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