On the Cloture Motion S. 386

Date:

Apr 27, 2009

Number:

Senate Vote #170
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. 386 (111th).


Totals     Democrat     Republican     Independent
  Yea 84
 
 
 
85%
55 27 2
  Nay 4
 
 
 
4%
0 4 0
Not Voting 11
 
 
 
11%
2 9 0
Required: 3/5

Vote Details

Notes: “Aye” or “Yea”?
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