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On the Cloture Motion S. 782

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. 782 (112th).

Totals

All Votes D R I
Yea 49%
 
 
 
49
47
 
0
 
2
 
Nay 51%
 
 
 
51
4
 
47
 
0
 

Date: Jun 21, 2011

Required: 3/5

Result: Cloture Motion Rejected

Source: senate.gov

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