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On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 1908 to H.R. 2997 (Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2010)

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. 2997 (111th).

111th Congress
Aug 3, 2009
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 83
54 28 1
  Nay 11
0 11 0
Not Voting 6
4 1 1
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Notes: “Aye” or “Yea”?
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