On the Cloture Motion S. 2237

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. 2237 (112th).

Congress
112th Congress
Date
Jul 12, 2012
Chamber
Senate
Number
#177
Result:
Cloture Motion Rejected

Totals     Democrat     Republican     Independent
  Yea 53
 
 
 
53%
49 2 2
  Nay 44
 
 
 
44%
1 43 0
Not Voting 3
 
 
 
3%
1 2 0
Required: 3/5 source: senate.gov
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