TO PASS S. 3780.

Date:

Feb 15, 1936

Number:

Senate Vote #145
74th Congress

Result:

unknown

Source:

Professor Keith Poole

Totals     Democrat     Republican     Farmer-Labor     Progressive
  Yea 63
 
 
 
 
66%
55 6 1 1
  Nay 27
 
 
 
 
28%
12 15 0 0
Present 3
 
 
 
 
3%
1 2 0 0
Not Voting 3
 
 
 
 
3%
2 1 0 0
Required: unknown

Vote Details

Notes: “Aye” or “Yea”?

“Aye” and “Yea” mean the same thing, and so do “No” and “Nay”. Congress uses different words in different sorts of votes.

The U.S. Constitution says that bills should be decided on by the “yeas and nays” (Article I, Section 7). Congress takes this literally and uses “yea” and “nay” when voting on the final passage of bills.

All Senate votes use these words. But the House of Representatives uses “Aye” and “No” in other sorts of votes.