On Cloture on the Motion to Proceed S. 649

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. 649 (113th).

Congress
113th Congress
Date
Apr 11, 2013
Chamber
Senate
Number
#95
Result:
Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Agreed to

Totals     Democrat     Republican     Independent
  Yea 68
 
 
 
68%
50 16 2
  Nay 31
 
 
 
31%
2 29 0
Not Voting 1
 
 
 
1%
1 0 0
Required: 3/5 source: senate.gov
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