Capitol Question

Before a vote why does the chair say “ A Sufficient number having arisen” what does that mean?  A second is needed for a… read more

Before a vote why does the chair say “ A Sufficient number having arisen” what does that mean?  A second is needed for a recorded vote. There are three types of recorded votes. 1/5 is needed for Yays and Neas, 44 votes must be present for a recorded vote, and automatic vote does not require a second. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
152459-1
Category:
Vignette
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Vignette
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 4, 1999
Last Aired:
Oct 18, 1999

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  • Oct 04, 1999 | 7:41pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 11, 1999 | 10:21am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 18, 1999 | 12:43pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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