Definitions for "VOICE VOTE"
Keywords:  nay, aye, yea, vote, presiding
a vote in which senators cast their votes orally and no totals are recorded.
Oral expression of the members when a question is submitted for their determination. When asked by the presiding officers, members respond "aye" or "nay." The presiding officer then decides which side prevailed.
a way to pass a bill quickly without a record of which way each senator voted