April 23, 2018 06:38 PM

Roll Call Vote on cloture on Duncan/Fifth Circuit

At 5:30pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #624, Stuart Kyle Duncan, of Louisiana, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit.

By a vote of 50-44, cloture was invoked on the Duncan nomination. There will be up to 30 hours of post-cloture debate prior to a vote on confirmation of the nomination.