Tag: 98-228

Cluster Voting (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Cluster Voting (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Cluster Voting   Why back-in parking sucks, public outcry in Victor Idaho   Cluster Voting: Allowance for sequential recorded votes on a series of measures or amendments that the House finished debating at an earlier time or on a previous date. The Speaker may reduce […]

Vote (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Vote (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Vote Unless rules specify otherwise, the Senate may agree to any question by a majority of senators voting, if a quorum is present. The Chair puts each question by voice vote unless the “yeas and nays” are requested, in which case a roll call vote […]

Teller Vote (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Teller Vote (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Teller Vote photo credit: wjarrettc This is a largely moribund procedure in the House in the Committee of the Whole. Members file past tellers and are counted as for, or against, a measure, but they are not recorded individually. In the House, teller votes are […]