On the Cloture Motion S. 386

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 S. 386 (111th).

Congress
111th Congress
Date
Apr 27, 2009
Chamber
Senate
Number
#170
Result:
Cloture Motion Agreed to

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 source: senate.gov
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