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On the Cloture Motion PN323: Cass R. Sunstein, of Massachusetts, to be Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget

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.

Totals Democrats Republicans Independents
Yea 63
 
 
 
64%
54
 
7
 
2
 
Nay 35
 
 
 
36%
3
 
32
 
0
 
Date:
Sep 9, 2009
Required:
3/5
Result:
Cloture Motion Agreed to
Source:
senate.gov

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