Tag: Senate Rule XII

Standing Vote / Division Vote (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Standing Vote / Division Vote (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Standing Vote / Division Vote A non-recorded vote used in both the House and Senate. (A standing vote is also called a division vote.) A division vote can be demanded by any member after a voice vote is taken. The chair or presiding officer can […]

Correcting Recorded Votes (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Correcting Recorded Votes (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Correcting Recorded Votes Rules prohibit members of both chambers from changing their votes after the result has been taken, however, a member may announce that she was “incorrectly recorded.” In the Senate, a request to change one’s vote almost always receives unanimous consent. In the […]

Voice Vote (CongressionalGlossary.com)

Voice Vote (CongressionalGlossary.com)

From the Congressional Glossary – Including Legislative and Budget Terms Voice Vote (Susan Boyle – Britains Got Talent 2009 Episode 1 – Saturday 11th April) Voice Vote: A method of voting in the House or Senate where members who support a question call out “aye” in chorus, after which those opposed answer “no” in unison. […]