On the Cloture Motion (Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Nomination of James Michael Cole, of the District of Columbia, to be Deputy Attorney General)

Date:

May 9, 2011

Number:

Senate Vote #67
112th Congress

Result:

Cloture Motion Rejected

Source:

senate.gov

This was a vote on “cloture”, 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.


Totals     Democrat     Republican     Independent
  Yea 50
 
 
 
50%
48 1 1
  Nay 40
 
 
 
40%
1 39 0
Not Voting 10
 
 
 
10%
2 7 1
Required: 3/5
Seat position based on our ideology score.

Vote Details

Notes: *Minority Leader’s Vote “Aye” or “Yea”?
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