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Why I Don't Vote
An AA questions the use of Robert's Rules of Order in business meetings
Some are not aware that I refrain from casting a vote at business meetings. This is not an abstention, but is exercising my choice not to vote. This decision is generally not understood and often met with harsh judgment. That verdict does not bother me in the least. However, I feel it imperative that as part of my choice, it is important to explain the process and logic behind my resolution.
Firstly, I do not agree that Parliamentary Procedure leads to fair or representative voice for all concerned. I think that those pushing this as part of a democratic ideal are either misled or...
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