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On the Nomination PN30: Jeff Sessions, of Alabama, to be Attorney General

Feb 8, 2017 at 6:58 p.m. ET.

Totals

All Votes R D I
Yea 52%
 
 
 
52
51
 
1
 
0
 
Nay 47%
 
 
 
47
0
 
45
 
2
 
Present 1%
 
 
 
1
1
 
0
 
0
 

Nomination Confirmed. Simple Majority Required. Source: senate.gov.

The Yea votes represented 44% of the country’s population by apportioning each state’s population to its voting senators.

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Statistically Notable Votes

Statistically notable votes are the votes that are most surprising, or least predictable, given how other members of each voter’s party voted and other factors.

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