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Motion to Invoke Cloture Andrew M. Saul to be Commissioner of Social Security: Andrew M. Saul, of New York, to be Commissioner of Social Security for the term expiring January 19, 2025

Jun 3, 2019 at 6:07 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.

Totals

All Votes R D I
Yea 81%
 
 
 
74
48
 
25
 
1
 
Nay 19%
 
 
 
17
0
 
17
 
0
 
Not Voting
 
 
 
9
5
 
3
 
1
 

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

The Yea votes represented 74% of the country’s population by apportioning each state’s population to its voting senators.

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