On the Cloture Motion H.J.Res. 117

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 H.J.Res. 117 (112th).

Congress
112th Congress
Date
Sep 22, 2012
Chamber
Senate
Number
#198
Result:
Cloture Motion Agreed to

Totals     Democrat     Republican     Independent
  Yea 62
 
 
 
62%
48 12 2
  Nay 30
 
 
 
30%
1 29 0
Not Voting 8
 
 
 
8%
2 6 0
Required: 3/5 source: senate.gov
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Notes: *Minority Leader’s Vote “Aye” or “Yea”?
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