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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).

Totals

All Votes D R I
Yea 85%
 
 
 
84
54
 
28
 
2
 
Nay 4%
 
 
 
4
0
 
4
 
0
 
Not Voting 11%
 
 
 
11
2
 
9
 
0
 

Date: Apr 27, 2009

Required: 3/5

Result: Cloture Motion Agreed to

Source: senate.gov

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