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On the Motion (Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Nomination of David F. Hamilton, of Indiana, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit.): David F. Hamilton, of Indiana, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit

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.

111th Congress
Nov 17, 2009
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 70
58 10 2
  Nay 29
0 29 0
Not Voting 1
0 1 0
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