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TO PASS S. 1564, THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT OF 1965.

May 26, 1965 .

Totals

All Votes D R
Yea 80%
 
 
77
47
 
30
 
Nay 20%
 
 
19
17
 
2
 
Not Voting
 
 
4
4
 
0
 

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The Yea votes represented 80% of the country’s population by apportioning each state’s population to its voting senators.

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Statistically Notable Votes

Statistically notable votes are the votes that are most surprising, or least predictable, given how other members of each voter’s party voted.

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