On the Cloture Motion H.R. 2608

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. 2608 (112th).

Congress
112th Congress
Date
Sep 26, 2011
Chamber
Senate
Number
#152
Result:
Cloture Motion Rejected

Key: D Yea R Yea R Nay
Seat position based on our ideology score.
Totals     Democrat     Republican     Independent
  Yea 54
 
 
 
54%
49 3 2
  Nay 35
 
 
 
35%
0 35 0
Not Voting 11
 
 
 
11%
2 9 0
Required: 3/5 source: senate.gov

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Notes: “Aye” or “Yea”?
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