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Motion to Invoke Cloture: Spencer Bachus III to be a Member, Export-Import Bank of the United States: Spencer Bachus III, of Alabama, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States for a term expiring January 20, 2023

May 7, 2019 at 4:39 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.

Totals

All Votes R D I
Yea 74%
 
 
 
74
35
 
38
 
1
 
Nay 24%
 
 
 
24
17
 
6
 
1
 
Not Voting 2%
 
 
 
2
1
 
1
 
0
 

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

The Yea votes represented 69% of the country’s population by apportioning each state’s population to its voting senators.

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