On the Cloture Motion H.R. 3288

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. 3288 (111th).

Congress
111th Congress
Date
Dec 12, 2009
Chamber
Senate
Number
#373
Result:
Cloture Motion Agreed to

Totals     Democrat     Republican     Independent
  Yea 60
 
 
 
60%
55 3 2
  Nay 34
 
 
 
34%
3 31 0
Not Voting 6
 
 
 
6%
0 6 0
Required: 3/5 source: senate.gov
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