February 7, 2017 12:03 PM

Roll Call Vote on Confirmation of DeVos nomination

At 12:00 noon, there was a constructive convening of the Senate, without adjourning or beginning a new legislative day.

At 12:02pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on confirmation of Betsy DeVos to be Secretary of Education.

confirmed: 51-50, with the vice president having voted in the affirmative

Next (additional procedural votes are possible):

  1. Motion to invoke cloture on Jeff Sessions to be Attorney General