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On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed S. 3637

Dec 11, 2012 at 2:16 p.m. ET.

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. 3637 (112th).

Totals

All Votes D R I
Yea 76%
 
 
 
76
49
 
25
 
2
 
Nay 20%
 
 
 
20
0
 
20
 
0
 
Not Voting 4%
 
 
 
4
2
 
2
 
0
 

Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Agreed to. 3/5 Required. Source: senate.gov.

The Yea votes represented 85% of the country’s population by apportioning each state’s population to its voting senators.

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