Cloture on H.R. 240: Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015

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 H.R. 240.

Congress
114th Congress
Date
Feb 27, 2015
Chamber
Senate
Number
#59
Result:
Cloture Motion Agreed to

Totals     Republican     Democrat     Independent
  Yea 68
 
 
 
68%
23 43 2
  Nay 31
 
 
 
31%
31 0 0
Not Voting 1
 
 
 
1%
0 1 0
Required: 3/5 source: senate.gov
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