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Motion to Invoke Cloture: Andrew Wheeler to be Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency: Andrew Wheeler, of Virginia, to be Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency

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 53%
 
 
 
53
50
 
3
 
0
 
Nay 45%
 
 
 
45
0
 
43
 
2
 
Not Voting 2%
 
 
 
2
1
 
1
 
0
 

Date: Apr 12, 2018

Required: Simple Majority

Result: Cloture Motion Agreed to

Source: senate.gov

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