On the Cloture Motion PN32: John J. McConnell, Jr., of Rhode Island, to be United States District Judge for the District of Rhode Island

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.

Congress
112th Congress
Date
May 4, 2011
Chamber
Senate
Number
#65
Result:
Cloture Motion Agreed to

Key: D Yea R Yea R Nay
Seat position based on our ideology score.
Totals     Democrat     Republican     Independent
  Yea 63
 
 
 
64%
50 11 2
  Nay 33
 
 
 
33%
0 33 0
Present 1
 
 
 
1%
0 1 0
Not Voting 2
 
 
 
2%
1 1 0
Required: 3/5 source: senate.gov

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Notes: “Aye” or “Yea”?
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