The State Senate will now decide whether Blagojevich will be removed from office. President Bill Clinton was impeached by the U.S. House on December 19, 1998 but was later acquitted by the Senate.
After corruption allegations emerged against Blagojevich, he appointed Roland Burris to Mr. Obama's seat. Burris testified in hearings over Blagojevich's impeachment and it remains to be seen whether he will take up the seat.
Read more about the impeachment vote here.