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On the Cloture Motion S.J.Res. 19

Sep 11, 2014 at 1:46 p.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.

The vote was related to S.J.Res. 19 (113th).

Totals

All Votes D R I
Yea 54%
 
 
 
54
52
 
0
 
2
 
Nay 42%
 
 
 
42
0
 
42
 
0
 
Not Voting 4%
 
 
 
4
1
 
3
 
0
 

Cloture Motion Rejected. 3/5 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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