On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 3983 to H.R. 5140 (Recovery Rebates and Economic Stimulus for the American People Act of 2008)

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. 5140 (110th).

Congress
110th Congress
Date
Feb 6, 2008
Chamber
Senate
Number
#8
Result:
Cloture Motion Rejected

Totals     Democrat     Republican     Independent
  Yea 58
 
 
 
58%
49 7 2
  Nay 41
 
 
 
41%
1 40 0
Not Voting 1
 
 
 
1%
0 1 0
Required: 3/5 source: senate.gov
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