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Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Nomination of Robert McKinnon Califf to be Commissioner of Food and Drugs: Robert McKinnon Califf, of South Carolina, to be Commissioner of Food and Drugs, Department of Health and Human Services

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.

114th Congress
Feb 22, 2016
Cloture Motion Agreed to

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Key: R Yea D Yea R Nay D Nay
Seat position based on our ideology score.
Totals     Republican     Democrat     Independent
  Yea 80
43 36 1
  Nay 6
2 4 0
Not Voting 14
9 4 1
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