On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed H.R. 1388

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. 1388 (111th).

Congress
111th Congress
Date
Mar 23, 2009
Chamber
Senate
Number
#108
Result:
Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Agreed to

Totals     Democrat     Republican     Independent
  Yea 74
 
 
 
75%
50 22 2
  Nay 14
 
 
 
14%
0 14 0
Not Voting 11
 
 
 
11%
7 4 0
Required: 3/5 source: senate.gov
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