On the Cloture Motion PN3: Goodwin Liu, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit

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 19, 2011
Chamber
Senate
Number
#74
Result:
Cloture Motion Rejected

Key: D Yea R Yea D Nay R Nay
Seat position based on our ideology score.
Totals     Democrat     Republican     Independent
  Yea 52
 
 
 
52%
49 1 2
  Nay 43
 
 
 
43%
1 42 0
Present 1
 
 
 
1%
0 1 0
Not Voting 4
 
 
 
4%
1 3 0
Required: 3/5 source: senate.gov

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Notes: “Aye” or “Yea”?
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