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Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S. 1

Jan 8, 2019 at 5:39 p.m. ET.

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.

The vote was related to S. 1.


All Votes R D I
Yea 56%
Nay 44%

Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Rejected. 3/5 Required. Source:

The Yea votes represented 51% of the country’s population by apportioning each state’s population to its voting senators.

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