On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed S. 3240

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. 3240 (112th).

Congress
112th Congress
Date
Jun 7, 2012
Chamber
Senate
Number
#117
Result:
Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Agreed to

Totals     Democrat     Republican     Independent
  Yea 90
 
 
 
90%
51 37 2
  Nay 8
 
 
 
8%
0 8 0
Not Voting 2
 
 
 
2%
0 2 0
Required: 3/5 source: senate.gov
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