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Motion to Invoke Cloture Re: Don R. Willett to be a Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit: Don R. Willett, of Texas, to be a Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth 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

All Votes R D I
Yea 50%
 
 
 
50
50
 
0
 
0
 
Nay 48%
 
 
 
48
0
 
46
 
2
 
Not Voting 2%
 
 
 
2
2
 
0
 
0
 

Date: Dec 12, 2017

Required: Simple Majority

Result: Cloture Motion Agreed to

Source: senate.gov

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