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On the Cloture Motion PN1182: Michelle T. Friedland, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit

Apr 10, 2014 at 10:32 a.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.

Totals

All Votes D R I
Yea 56%
 
 
 
56
52
 
2
 
2
 
Nay 41%
 
 
 
41
0
 
41
 
0
 
Not Voting 3%
 
 
 
3
1
 
2
 
0
 

Cloture Motion Agreed to. Simple Majority Required. Source: senate.gov.

The Yea votes represented 58% of the country’s population by apportioning each state’s population to its voting senators.

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Statistically Notable Votes

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