On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed S. 2230

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. 2230 (112th).

Congress
112th Congress
Date
Apr 16, 2012
Chamber
Senate
Number
#65
Result:
Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Rejected

Totals     Democrat     Republican     Independent
  Yea 51
 
 
 
51%
49 1 1
  Nay 45
 
 
 
45%
1 44 0
Not Voting 4
 
 
 
4%
1 2 1
Required: 3/5 source: senate.gov
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