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Motion to Invoke Cloture Re: James Randolph Evans to be Ambassador of the United States to Luxembourg: James Randolph Evans, of Georgia, to be Ambassador to Luxembourg

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 49%
 
 
 
49
46
 
3
 
0
 
Nay 44%
 
 
 
44
0
 
42
 
2
 
Not Voting 7%
 
 
 
7
5
 
2
 
0
 

Cloture Motion Agreed to. Simple Majority Required. May 24, 2018 at 12:47 p.m. ET. Source: senate.gov.

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