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On the Cloture Motion PN171: Christopher R. Hill, of Rhode Island, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Iraq

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.

Congress
111th Congress
Date
Apr 20, 2009
Chamber
Senate
Number
#158
Result:
Cloture Motion Agreed to

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Key: D Yea R Yea R Nay
Seat position based on our ideology score.
Totals     Democrat     Republican     Independent
  Yea 73
 
 
 
74%
52 20 1
  Nay 17
 
 
 
17%
0 17 0
Not Voting 9
 
 
 
9%
4 4 1
Required: 3/5 source: senate.gov

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Notes: *Minority Whip/Minority Leader’s Vote “Aye” or “Yea”?
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