voice-vote

voice vote

noun
a vote based on estimation of the relative strength of ayes and noes called out rather than on a counting of ballots, a roll call, or a division.

Origin:
1925–30

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voice vote
 
n
a vote taken in a legislative body by calling for the ayes and the noes and estimating which faction is more numerous from the volume of the noise

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