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On the Cloture Motion PN959: Ben S. Bernanke, of New Jersey, to be Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System for a term of four years

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.

Congress
111th Congress
Date
Jan 28, 2010
Chamber
Senate
Number
#15
Result:
Cloture Motion Agreed to

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Key: D Yea R Yea D Nay R Nay
Seat position based on our ideology score.
Totals     Democrat     Republican     Independent
  Yea 77
 
 
 
77%
53 23 1
  Nay 23
 
 
 
23%
5 17 1
Required: 3/5 source: senate.gov

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Notes: *Minority Whip’s Vote “Aye” or “Yea”?
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