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 Break the Rules

Let’s be honest. Sometimes parliamentary procedure rules just don’t suit the needs of a specific moment. Maybe they’re too cumbersome. Or perhaps they’re actually hindering business instead of furthering it....

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