1. A voice vote (or viva voce, from the Latin, "live voice") is a voting method used by deliberative assemblies (such as legislatures) in which a vote is taken on a topic or motion by responding verbally.Source or sample of word "voice vote"
2. (Viva Voce) - A vote taken orally or electronically in which the vote of each member is not permanently recorded. Response is given to the clerk calling the roll (or on the voting machine) in the form of yea or nay, with only the overall totals being recorded in the House or Senate Journal. ...Source or sample of word "voice vote"
3. A method of voting in which individual votes are not recorded, but instead the members respond orally, in unison, to vote yes or no.Source or sample of word "voice vote"
4. a vote in which senators cast their votes orally and no totals are recorded.Source or sample of word "voice vote"
5. An oral vote is allowed on some legislative issues such as motions, amendments, and resolutions. A voice vote cannot be used for passage of bills or joint resolutions.Source or sample of word "voice vote"
6. Oral expression of the members when a question is submitted for their determination. Response is given by “ayes” and “nays” and the presiding officer states his/her decision as to which side prevails.Source or sample of word "voice vote"
7. A vote taken by asking the members in favor of a question to say “aye” simultaneously and then the members opposed to likewise say “no”.Source or sample of word "voice vote"
8. involve members say "aye" aloud as a group, followed by the group saying "no." The presiding officer decides which group prevailed and announces the result. No names are recorded.Source or sample of word "voice vote"
9. A method of voting whereby only a vocal response to a question is indicated.Source or sample of word "voice vote"
10. A vote that requires only an oral "aye" or "no" with no official count taken. The presiding officer determines whether the "ayes" or "noes" carry.Source or sample of word "voice vote"
11. In the House or Senate, members answer "aye" or "no" in chorus, and the presiding officer decides the result. The term is also used loosely to indicate action by unanimous consent or without objection.Source or sample of word "voice vote"
12. Voting on a bill by acclimation, or asking those in favor to say "yea" and those opposed to say "no." Usually, only non-controversial legislation without any "no" votes is passed this way (such as renaming post offices), but a voice vote will sometimes be taken before a roll call vote.Source or sample of word "voice vote"
13. Saying "Aye" (affirmative vote pronounced as "I" or "Eye") or "No" (negative vote) when the motion is put to a vote by the presiding officer.Source or sample of word "voice vote"
14. a vote in which the presiding officer puts forth the proposition and calls for the "ayes" and then the "nays". Supporters shout "aye", opponents shout "no", and the chair announces the vote with the phrase "in the opinion of the chair, the ayes (or the noes) have it". ...Source or sample of word "voice vote"