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Motion to Invoke Cloture: Michael Lawrence Brown, of Georgia, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Georgia: Michael Lawrence Brown, of Georgia, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Georgia

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 97
 
 
 
97%
50
 
45
 
2
 
Nay 1
 
 
 
1%
0
 
1
 
0
 
Not Voting 2
 
 
 
2%
1
 
1
 
0
 
Date:
Jan 10, 2018
Required:
Simple Majority
Result:
Cloture Motion Agreed to
Source:
senate.gov

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