Voice vote

manner of voting in parliamentary bodies

A voice vote (from the Latin viva voce, meaning "live voice") or acclamation is a voting method by members of a legislatures in which a group vote is taken unanimously vocally ("no" or "nay").[1][2]

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  1. Gregory Koger, Filibustering: A Political History of Obstruction in the House and Senate (2010), University of Chicago Press, p. 18.
  2. Hartley R. Nathan, Nathan's Company Meetings Including Rules of Order (6th ed. 2005), CCH Canadian.