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Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Nomination of Ben Carson to be Secretary of Housing and Urban Development: Benjamin S. Carson, Sr., of Florida, to be Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

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
Mar 1, 2017
Chamber
Senate
Number
#76
Result:
Cloture Motion Agreed to

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Key: R Yea D Yea D Nay
Seat position based on our ideology score.
Totals     Republican     Democrat     Independent
  Yea 62
 
 
 
62%
51 10 1
  Nay 37
 
 
 
37%
0 36 1
Not Voting 1
 
 
 
1%
1 0 0
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Notes: “Aye” or “Yea”?
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