On the Cloture Motion H.R. 2847

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. 2847 (111th).

Congress
111th Congress
Date
Feb 22, 2010
Chamber
Senate
Number
#23
Result:
Cloture Motion Agreed to

Totals     Democrat     Republican     Independent
  Yea 62
 
 
 
62%
55 5 2
  Nay 30
 
 
 
30%
1 29 0
Not Voting 8
 
 
 
8%
1 7 0
Required: 3/5 source: senate.gov
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