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Motion to Invoke Cloture: Kenneth Kiyul Lee to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit: Kenneth Kiyul Lee, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit

May 14, 2019 at 11:17 a.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.

Totals

All Votes R D I
Yea 53%
 
 
 
50
50
 
0
 
0
 
Nay 47%
 
 
 
45
0
 
43
 
2
 
Not Voting
 
 
 
5
3
 
2
 
0
 

Cloture Motion Agreed to. Simple Majority Required. Source: senate.gov.

The Yea votes represented 47% of the country’s population by apportioning each state’s population to its voting senators.

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