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Motion to Invoke Cloture on Kevin Christopher Newsom, of Alabama, to be U.S. Circuit Judge: Kevin Christopher Newsom, of Alabama, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit

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.

Totals Republicans Democrats Independents
Yea 68
 
 
 
68%
49
 
19
 
0
 
Nay 26
 
 
 
26%
0
 
24
 
2
 
Not Voting 6
 
 
 
6%
3
 
3
 
0
 
Date:
Jul 31, 2017
Required:
Simple Majority
Result:
Cloture Motion Agreed to
Source:
senate.gov

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