Definitions for "Majority Vote"
Keywords:  senate, vote, membership, abstain, half
The number required for passage of most bills and amendments. It amounts to half of the membership plus one. If a committee has 20 Members, a majority vote would be 11. The full House has 435 Members; therefore, a majority vote would be 218. The Senate has 100 Members; a majority vote there would be 51.
A vote of more than half of the legislative body considering a measure. Constituted by 41 votes in the Assembly, and by 21 votes in the Senate.
a majority of the Members who attend the meeting and do not choose to abstain