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HR. 6127. CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1957. MOTION TO REFER BILL TO SENATE JUDCICIARY COMMITTEE, WITH INSTRUCTIONS TO REPORT THE BILL IN SEVEN DAYS, WITH OR WITHOUT AMENDMENTS.

Jul 16, 1957 .

Totals

All Votes D R
Yea 39%
 
 
35
31
 
4
 
Nay 61%
 
 
54
16
 
38
 
Present
 
 
2
0
 
2
 
Not Voting
 
 
4
2
 
2
 

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The Nay votes represented 72% of the country’s population by apportioning each state’s population to its voting senators.

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