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On the Nomination PN1152: John B. King, of New York, to be Secretary of Education

Mar 14, 2016 at 5:34 p.m. ET.

Totals

All Votes R D I
Yea 49%
 
 
 
49
7
 
41
 
1
 
Nay 40%
 
 
 
40
39
 
1
 
0
 
Not Voting 11%
 
 
 
11
8
 
2
 
1
 

Nomination Confirmed. Simple Majority Required. Source: senate.gov.

The Yea votes represented 72% of the country’s population by apportioning each state’s population to its voting senators.

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