Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Nomination of Terry Branstad, of Iowa, to be Ambassador to the People's Republic of China : Terry Branstad, of Iowa, to be Ambassador to the People's Republic of China

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
115th Congress
Date
May 18, 2017
Chamber
Senate
Number
#132
Result:
Cloture Motion Agreed to

Key: R Yea D Yea D Nay
Seat position based on our ideology score.
Totals     Republican     Democrat     Independent
  Yea 86
 
 
 
86%
52 33 1
  Nay 12
 
 
 
12%
0 11 1
Not Voting 2
 
 
 
2%
0 2 0
Required: Simple Majority source: senate.gov

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Notes: *Minority Leader’s Vote “Aye” or “Yea”?
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