On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed S. 3454

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 S. 3454 (111th).

Congress
111th Congress
Date
Dec 9, 2010
Chamber
Senate
Number
#270
Result:
Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Rejected

Totals     Democrat     Republican     Independent
  Yea 57
 
 
 
57%
54 1 2
  Nay 40
 
 
 
40%
1 39 0
Not Voting 3
 
 
 
3%
1 2 0
Required: 3/5 source: senate.gov
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