On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed H.R. 2055

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. 2055 (112th).

112th Congress
Jul 13, 2011
Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Agreed to

Key: D Yea R Yea R Nay
Seat position based on our ideology score.
Totals     Democrat     Republican     Independent
  Yea 89
51 36 2
  Nay 11
0 11 0
Required: 3/5 source: senate.gov

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