Can the Chairman of a Meeting Vote?

Here’s a common parliamentary procedure question: “Can the chair vote?” Robert’s Rules gives us some preliminary help on chair participation with a vague “yes, but only sometimes.” I’d like to take this a...

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How to Make a Nomination from the Floor

If an organization follows Robert’s Rules, there’s likely a time during the annual meeting or convention when the chair says, “Are there any nominations from the floor?” And generally, there...

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