Voting Procedures

Fall
2001
Resolution Number: 
01.01
Contact: 
Category: 
Academic Senate
Status: 
Completed

Whereas, Votes on resolutions in plenary sessions have on occasion resulted in calls for a recount; and

Whereas, Those recounts can differ from the original vote because delegates may enter or leave the floor during voting and recounting, allowing for the abuse of rounding up votes for a recount


Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Colleges review its "Resolution Procedures," Section VI, with the aim of assuring the fairness of recounts.

Status Report: 

The Committee agreed that the process for continuing and recounting votes at general sessions are fair and that any attempt to improve the process would be excessively inconvenient.