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Motion to Invoke Cloture on Wilbur L. Ross, Jr., of Florida, to be Secretary of Commerce: Wilbur L. Ross, Jr., of Florida, to be Secretary of Commerce

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 66%
 
 
 
66
50
 
15
 
1
 
Nay 31%
 
 
 
31
0
 
30
 
1
 
Not Voting 3%
 
 
 
3
2
 
1
 
0
 

Date: Feb 17, 2017

Required: Simple Majority

Result: Cloture Motion Agreed to

Source: senate.gov

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