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On the Cloture Motion S. 1867

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. 1867 (112th).

Totals

All Votes D R I
Yea 88%
 
 
 
88
49
 
37
 
2
 
Nay 12%
 
 
 
12
2
 
10
 
0
 

Date: Nov 30, 2011

Required: 3/5

Result: Cloture Motion Agreed to

Source: senate.gov

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