Glossary of Legislative Terms: "Proxy Vote" Archives
Glossary of Legislative Terms: "Proxy Vote"
Proxy Vote: The practice of permitting a member to cast the vote of an absent colleague. Proxy voting is permitted only in Senate committees if committee rules allow them.
This definition is from the Glossary in our Congressional Deskbook.
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