Cloture on S.Amdt. 3898 (Nelson) to H.R. 2577: Making supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2016 to respond to Zika virus.

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. 2577.

Congress
114th Congress
Date
May 17, 2016
Chamber
Senate
Number
#73
Question:
On the Cloture Motion in the Senate
Result:
Cloture Motion Rejected

Totals     Republican     Democrat     Independent
  Yea 50
 
 
 
50%
5 44 1
  Nay 47
 
 
 
47%
47 0 0
Not Voting 3
 
 
 
3%
2 0 1
Required: 3/5 source: senate.gov
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