If your parliamentary authority is Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised (11th Edition), what are the requirements to order that a vote be counted? (difficulty level - 3)
A motion to require that a standing vote be counted requires a second, is not debatable, not amendable, and requires a majority vote. RONR § 30 (p. 283)
Under Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised (11th Edition), what is the vote requirement to close the polls? (difficulty level - 4)
Motions related to methods of voting and the polls require a majority vote, "except a motion to close the polls, which requires a two-thirds vote." RONR § 30 (p. 284)
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