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Motion to Invoke Cloture: Kelly Craft to be Representative of the United States of America to the Sessions of the General Assembly of the United Nations: Kelly Craft, of Kentucky, to be Representative of the United States of America to the Sessions of the General Assembly of the United Nations during her tenure of service as Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations

Sep 9, 2019 at 5:33 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 54%
 
 
 
54
49
 
5
 
0
 
Nay 38%
 
 
 
38
0
 
37
 
1
 
Not Voting 8%
 
 
 
8
4
 
3
 
1
 

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

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

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