On the Cloture Motion PN4: Loretta E. Lynch, of New York, to be Attorney General

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
114th Congress
Date
Apr 23, 2015
Chamber
Senate
Number
#164
Result:
Cloture Motion Agreed to

Key: R Yea D Yea R Nay
Seat position based on our ideology score.
Totals     Republican     Democrat     Independent
  Yea 66
 
 
 
66%
20 44 2
  Nay 34
 
 
 
34%
34 0 0
Required: Simple Majority source: senate.gov

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Notes: *Majority Leader/Majority Whip’s Vote “Aye” or “Yea”?
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