Key Votes

PN 194 - Priscilla R. Owen, Fifth Circuit Judge - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Thomas Coburn voted Yea (Cloture Vote) on this Nomination.

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Nomination - Nomination Confirmed (Senate) (55-43) - (Key vote)

Title: Priscilla R. Owen, Fifth Circuit Judge

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to confirm President George W. Bush's nomination of Priscilla Richman Owen, the current Texas Supreme Court Judge, to the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans.

Nomination - Cloture Invoked (Senate) (81-18) - (Key vote)

Title: Priscilla R. Owen, Fifth Circuit Judge

Vote Result
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote on the motion to invoke cloture on President George W. Bush's nomination of Priscilla Richman Owen to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit, Louisiana.

INVOKING CLOTURE REQUIRES A 3/5 MAJORITY OF THE SENATE. IT IS NOT A VOTE ON THE PASSAGE OF THE PIECE OF LEGISLATION, BUT RATHER LIMITS FURTHER DEBATE TO 30 HOURS. CLOTURE IS TYPICALLY USED TO END A FILIBUSTER.

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NOTE: INVOKING CLOTURE REQUIRES A 3/5 MAJORITY OF THE SENATE. IT IS NOT A VOTE ON THE PASSAGE OF THE PIECE OF LEGISLATION, BUT LIMITS FURTHER DEBATE TO 30 HOURS. CLOTURE IS TYPICALLY USED TO END A FILIBUSTER. A FAILED CLOTURE VOTE OFTEN PREVENTS THE LEGISLATION FROM EVER COMING TO A VOTE.

Nomination - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Priscilla R. Owen, Fifth Circuit Judge

Sponsors

  • George W. Bush (NA - R) (Out Of Office)