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On the Nomination PN42: John Forbes Kerry, of Massachusetts, to be Secretary of State

Jan 29, 2013 at 4:05 p.m. ET.

Totals

All Votes D R I
Yea 94%
 
 
 
94
51
 
41
 
2
 
Nay 3%
 
 
 
3
0
 
3
 
0
 
Present 1%
 
 
 
1
1
 
0
 
0
 
Not Voting 2%
 
 
 
2
1
 
1
 
0
 

Nomination Confirmed. Simple Majority Required. Source: senate.gov.

The Yea votes represented 90% of the country’s population by apportioning each state’s population to its voting senators.

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