- Voting in the Senate shall be by voice vote, except that
the President or any member may request a vote by division. When
a vote by division is taken, the record of the vote shall be announced
and entered in the minutes. At the request of a member and with
concurrence of one-third of the members present, the record of the
vote of each member of the Senate on any proposal shall be entered
in the minutes.
- The President shall have a vote in all matters.
- All elections shall be by written ballot. The President shall
appoint tellers for each election and shall read into the minutes
the names of those elected.
- For elections conducted within the Senate, an individual
must receive a majority of the votes cast to be elected. If
more than the prescribed number
majority vote, the places are filled by the proper number receiving the
largest number of votes. If this is impossible due to some candidates
equal number of votes, then all candidates receiving more than this number
and all other candidates remain on the ballot for the necessary repeated
balloting. If fewer than the proper number receive a majority
vote, those who do have
a majority are elected, and all other candidates remain on the ballot for