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On the Nomination PN37: Elisabeth Prince DeVos, of Michigan, to be Secretary of Education

Feb 7, 2017 at 12:02 p.m. ET.

Totals

All Votes R D I VP
Yea 50%
 
 
 
 
51
50
 
0
 
0
 
1
 
Nay 50%
 
 
 
 
50
2
 
46
 
2
 
0
 

Nomination Confirmed. Simple Majority Required. The Vice President cast a tie-breaking vote. Source: senate.gov.

The Yea votes represented 45% of the country’s population by apportioning each state’s population to its voting senators.

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