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Key Votes

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

National Key Votes

Debbie Stabenow voted Nay (Cloture Vote) on this Nomination.

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

Title: Priscilla R. Owen, Fifth Circuit Judge

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to confirm President George W. Bush's nomination of the current Texas Supreme Court Judge Owen, 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 Smart's Synopsis:

Vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Priscilla Richman Owen's nomination 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)
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