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Motion to Invoke Cloture: William L. Campbell, Jr., to be a U.S. Circuit Judge for the Middle District of Tennessee: William L. Campbell, Jr., of Tennessee, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Tennessee

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 Republicans Democrats Independents
Yea 89
 
 
 
89%
43
 
44
 
2
 
Nay 1
 
 
 
1%
0
 
1
 
0
 
Not Voting 10
 
 
 
10%
8
 
2
 
0
 
Date:
Jan 8, 2018
Required:
Simple Majority
Result:
Cloture Motion Agreed to
Source:
senate.gov

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