HR. 6127. CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1957.

This is the Senate's vote on the Civil Rights Act of 1957, which created prohibitions against intimidating, coercing or otherwise interfering with the rights of persons to vote for the President and Members of Congress.

This vote was related to H.R. 6127 (85th): An Act to provide means of further securing and protecting the civil rights of persons within the jurisdiction of the United States..



Congress
85th Congress
Date
Aug 7, 1957
Chamber
Senate
Number
#75
Result:
Passed

Key: D Yea R Yea D Nay
Totals     Democrat     Republican
  Yea 72
 
 
76%
29 43
  Nay 18
 
 
19%
18 0
Present 1
 
 
1%
0 1
Not Voting 4
 
 
4%
2 2
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