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Motion to Invoke Cloture Re: Steven Andrew Engel to be an Assistant Attorney General: Steven Andrew Engel, of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Attorney General

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
Nov 7, 2017
Chamber
Senate
Number
#263
Result:
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 51
 
 
 
51%
50 1 0
  Nay 47
 
 
 
47%
1 44 2
Not Voting 2
 
 
 
2%
1 1 0
Required: Simple Majority source: senate.gov

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Notes: “Aye” or “Yea”?
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