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How does it work?
NATIONAL CONVENTION VOTING
The Process:
Motion:
Second: Discussion:
Closing Discussion:
Voting: Counting Votes:
Required Majority to Pass a Vote:
Voting Process:
Results:
The Chair of the Legislative Session at National Convention makes a motion to approve a proposal that has been sent out to the membership
Any voting delegate in attendance at the Legislative Session may second the motion
Discussion is open and any time limits will be announced and enforced by the Sergeant-of-Arms
The Chair of the Legislative Session will make any  nal comments and close discussion when there are no more comments or questions, or when the predetermined time has run out, whichever occurs  rst
For each vote, the Chair of the Legislative Session will announce what an Aye, Nay, and Abstain vote means
According to the Constitution IV.3.2: Each member of the National Council and each delegation shall be entitled to cast one ballot when voting in the National Convention. Each National Council member ballot shall count for one vote. Each active chapter ballot shall count for two votes. Each active alumnae association ballot shall count for one vote.
A three-fourths (3/4) vote of the National Convention membership is required to amend the Constitution, while a simple majority vote (50% + 1 vote) of the National Convention membership is required to elect the next National Council and to amend the Bylaws.
A link to a Google Form will be emailed out for each proposal immediately following discussion. Each voting delegate will be required to enter the following information during a 3-minute window:
1. Unique Voting Identi er
2. Chapter/Alumnae Association/National Council Position
3. Aye, Nay, or Abstain
The Sergeant-of-Arms will help the VP of Communications as needed.
At the completion of all voting, the Chair of the Legislative Session will announce whether or not each proposal passed.
The proposals that will be voted on this summer were sent via email to all members on Sunday, April 7th. If you have any questions regarding the proposals or the voting process, please email proposals@phisigmarho.org.
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