On the Cloture Motion S. 990

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. 990 (112th).

Congress
112th Congress
Date
May 26, 2011
Chamber
Senate
Number
#81
Result:
Cloture Motion Agreed to

Totals     Democrat     Republican     Independent
  Yea 79
 
 
 
79%
36 42 1
  Nay 18
 
 
 
18%
13 4 1
Not Voting 3
 
 
 
3%
2 1 0
Required: 3/5 source: senate.gov
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