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On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed S. 1726

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. 1726 (112th).

112th Congress
Oct 20, 2011
Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Rejected

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Key: D Yea R Yea D Nay
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Totals     Democrat     Republican     Independent
  Yea 57
10 47 0
  Nay 43
41 0 2
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