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Motion to Invoke Cloture: Thomas Lee Robinson Parker to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Tennessee: Thomas Lee Robinson Parker, of Tennessee, to be United States District Judge for the Western 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 96
 
 
 
96%
48
 
46
 
2
 
Nay 1
 
 
 
1%
0
 
1
 
0
 
Not Voting 3
 
 
 
3%
3
 
0
 
0
 
Date:
Jan 9, 2018
Required:
Simple Majority
Result:
Cloture Motion Agreed to
Source:
senate.gov

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