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PN 326 - John Bolton, Ambassador to the United Nations - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Arlen Specter voted Yea (Cloture Vote) on this Nomination.

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Nomination - Cloture Not Invoked (Senate) (54-38) - (Key vote)

Title: John Bolton, Ambassador to the United Nations

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to invoke cloture on President George W. Bush's nomination of current Undersecretary of State for Arms Control and International Security John Bolton to be the new United States Ambassador to the United Nations, representing the United States of America in the Security Council of the United Nations.

Note:

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 - Cloture Not Invoked (Senate) (56-42) - (Key vote)

Title: John Bolton, Ambassador to the United Nations

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to invoke cloture on President George W. Bush's nomination of current Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security John Bolton to be the new United States Ambassador to the United Nations, representing the United States of America in the Security Council of the United Nations.

Note:

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: John Bolton, Ambassador to the United Nations

Sponsors

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