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Motion to Invoke Cloture on Richard A. Hertling, of Maryland, to be a Judge of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims: Richard A. Hertling, of Maryland, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years

Jun 5, 2019 at 2:58 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 66%
 
 
 
66
48
 
17
 
1
 
Nay 23%
 
 
 
23
0
 
23
 
0
 
Not Voting 11%
 
 
 
11
5
 
5
 
1
 

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

The Yea votes represented 64% of the country’s population by apportioning each state’s population to its voting senators.

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