On the Cloture Motion S. 990

Date:

May 26, 2011

Number:

Senate Vote #81
112th Congress

Result:

Cloture Motion Agreed to

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.

The vote was related to S. 990 (112th).


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

Vote Details

Notes: “Aye” or “Yea”?
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