The Speaker (Mr. Samuel Stone) gave his casting vote in favour of the addresses, which accordingly became acts of assembly.
“The chairman of course has a casting vote,” said Mackworth.
A majority of voices was to decide and in case of an equality of votes the speaker had a casting vote.
In domestic matters the wife ought to have the casting vote.
The chairman gave his casting vote for the resolution and it was adopted.
The bill passed its second reading by the casting vote of the Speaker.
The contest was so equal that Wilkes only lost the election by the casting vote of Townshend.
In the senate, it was lost by the casting vote of the Vice President.
In every question, Irish or English, they have the casting vote.
The President gave the casting vote for the latter, Mr. Messick.