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Should Your Chairperson Have a Vote?

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Do your bylaws give the person chairing the meeting the right to vote on motions?

Check Your Bylaws

In many cases the answer is no, the chair is not allowed to vote. Or the chair is allowed to vote only in the event there is a tie in the voting, in that case the chair is the one who casts the deciding vote.

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Debi Peverill

Debi Peverill

I am a Canadian Chartered Accountant who is very interested in helping people make money and keep it away from the government without breaking any rules.

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