On the Cloture Motion S. 22

Date:

Jan 11, 2009

Number:

Senate Vote #1
111th Congress

Result:

Cloture Motion Agreed to

Source:

senate.gov

This was a vote on “cloture”, 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. 22 (111th).


Totals     Democrat     Republican     Independent
  Yea 66
 
 
 
67%
52 12 2
  Nay 12
 
 
 
12%
0 12 0
Not Voting 20
 
 
 
20%
4 16 0
Required: 3/5

Vote Details

Notes: “Aye” or “Yea”?
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