On the Cloture Motion PN34: Charles Timothy Hagel, of Nebraska, to be Secretary of Defense

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.

Congress
113th Congress
Date
Feb 26, 2013
Chamber
Senate
Number
#23
Result:
Cloture Motion Agreed to

Totals     Democrat     Republican     Independent
  Yea 71
 
 
 
71%
51 18 2
  Nay 27
 
 
 
27%
0 27 0
Not Voting 2
 
 
 
2%
2 0 0
Required: 3/5 source: senate.gov
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