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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10 Common Questions About Minutes

Among the parliamentary procedure and Robert’s Rules questions that I’m asked, a surprising number of them relate to minutes. Today’s post is a Q&A that covers the questions I’m asked...

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What Is a Majority Vote?

It’s probably a stretch to say that life is incomplete without a glossary of parliamentary procedure voting terms. But…understanding basic voting concepts is key to tracking with what’s happening in...

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