Jump to content
The Official RONR Q & A Forums

Search the Community

Showing results for tags 'tie'.

  • Search By Tags

    Type tags separated by commas.
  • Search By Author

Content Type


  • RONR Message Board – Robert’s Rules of Order Newly Revised
    • General Discussion
    • Advanced Discussion
    • The Robert’s Rules Website
  • About the Message Board
    • Questions or Comments about the Message Board
  • Archive
    • Archived Discussions (2010)

Find results in...

Find results that contain...

Date Created

  • Start


Last Updated

  • Start


Filter by number of...


  • Start





Found 9 results

  1. Guest

    Breaking a tie vote

    I am a member of the Board of Directors of a small non-profit organization. Is it proper to amend our bylaws to say that our Executive Director (not a board member) may vote only in case of a tie vote by the board members?
  2. Guest


    A director from the 5 member Board resigned early right after the election of two new directors. The remaining four will be appointing a new director. Two board member want to appoint the 3rd candidate in the recent election and she has accepted. The other two director want to appoint a new member who they think will work better as a team member than the candidate. What do you do with a tie vote?
  3. In a paper ballot, the vote ends up in a a tie. Do you again revote until a majority vote is accomplished? It seems that a majority is not reached to either pass or fail the issue in the event of a tie. Nobody wins and nobody losses.
  4. Guest

    Election Tie

    Can't find anything in by-laws to cover this. The only helpful thing is a by-law that states if its not in our bylaws refer to most current copy of Robert's Rules of Order. If two mebers are running for a position and there is a tie 23-23. Is there a run off? Meaning the same two people are voted on again for the same position or is the nomination process opened again, allowing new candidates and then an election?
  5. One of five board members gave advance notice of resignation, effective today. Member attended today's meeting and participated in voting on a replacement. Is this a valid vote? I can find nothing in our By-Laws nor RONR formum questions that deal with this.
  6. At a recent meeting, the vote to purchase an additional property resulted in a tie vote. The president had not voted, but did not want to break the tie that evening, but wanted to wait 24 hours before deciding. Can a vote be exercised after the meeting adjourned? Is it okay because she indicated she wanted to think about it for 24 hours?
  7. How do you break a tie in an officers election?
  8. If a board of 6 has a tie between two candidates for president, and a majority is required for election, how is that resolved? Board members serve 6-year terms with staggered terms (two members are elected every two years and sworn in at the next meeting). Officers are elected at that time and serve two-year terms.
  9. Guest

    Tie votes

    A member was missing from our Board and there was a tie vote. The superintendent stated that this meant the motion was a nay. My understanding is if there is a tie vote the motion did not pass meaning it was a nay. One of the board members states this is not true. What is the rule on this. We are reconvening on this issue tonight. thank you for your help.
  • Create New...