voting viva voce


voting viva voce
election during which people who are eligible to vote are able to vote only after their name is called

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • voting viva voce — Voting publicly; voting without secrecy in respect of the exercise of choice. 26 Am J2d Elect § 234 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • viva voce — The living voice. Word of mouth. Characterizing the testimony of a witness given in person, rather than by deposition or transcript of testimony given in former trial. See voting viva voce …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • viva voce — /vayva vowsiy/ With the living voice; by word of mouth. As applied to the examination of witnesses, this phrase is equivalent to orally. It is used in contradistinction to evidence on affidavits or depositions. As descriptive of a species of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Voting methods (parliamentary) — Voting methods in parliamentary procedure are the methods used in a deliberative assembly to take a vote. Common Voting methodsViva voceA vote by voice is the regular method of voting on any motion that does not require more than a majority vote… …   Wikipedia

  • voting — Synonyms and related words: Australian ballot, Hare system, PR, absentee voting, association, aye, ballot, ballot box stuffing, canvass, canvassing, card voting, casting vote, cochairmanship, colonization, complicity, condominium, contribution,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • voting by ballot — The method of implementing constitutional and statutory requirements for secrecy in voting. In common speech, the word ballot is used to mean the ticket used in voting; the act of voting; the result of voting. But from earliest times voting by… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Voting — Vote Vote, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Voted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Voting}.] [Cf. F. voter.] To express or signify the mind, will, or preference, either viva voce, or by ballot, or by other authorized means, as in electing persons to office, in passing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Paul Hays — was one of two reading clerks of the United States House of Representatives, a face familiar to viewers of C SPAN, the network which covers House proceedings. The reading clerk reads bills, motions, and other papers before the House and keeps… …   Wikipedia

  • Mary Kevin Niland — is a former Reading Clerk of the United States House of Representatives, a face familiar to viewers of C SPAN, the network which covers House proceedings. The reading clerk reads bills, motions, and other papers before the House and keeps track… …   Wikipedia

  • Reading Clerk of the United States House of Representatives — The Reading Clerk of the United States House of Representatives reads bills, motions, and other papers before the House and keeps track of changes to legislation made on the floor. During the vote for Speaker at the beginning of each Congress, or …   Wikipedia


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