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Motions relating to nominations

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Motions relating to nominations

Motions relating to nominations
Class Incidental motion
In order when another has the floor? No

Motions relating to nominations, in parliamentary procedure, include the motions to make, close, and reopen nominations, and motions to designate the method of making nominations. A nomination is basically a motion to fill a blank in a motion "that _____ be elected,",[1] and the motion to select a method of nominating is also treated as filling a blank, which votes taken on suggested methods of nomination in the following order: (a) by the chair; (b) from the floor; (c) by a committee; (d) by ballot; and (e) by mail.[2] It takes a two-thirds vote to close nominations, but only a majority to reopen them.


  1. ^ Robert, Henry M. (2000). Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised, 10th ed., p. 416 (RONR)
  2. ^ RONR, p. 276

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