On the Cloture Motion S.Amdt. 738 to H.R. 2112 (Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012)

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. 2112 (112th).

Congress
112th Congress
Date
Oct 21, 2011
Chamber
Senate
Number
#187
Result:
Cloture Motion Agreed to

Totals     Democrat     Republican     Independent
  Yea 82
 
 
 
82%
50 30 2
  Nay 16
 
 
 
16%
0 16 0
Not Voting 2
 
 
 
2%
1 1 0
Required: 3/5 source: senate.gov
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