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Those YES and NO signs, and a photo

Post by News Tribune Staff on May 31, 2008 at 10:34 am with No Comments »
May 31, 2008 10:34 am

They just finished debating whether people at the convention should be able to hold up “YES” and “NO” signs. There are more of these signs around the room today than I noticed yesterday.

The signs are used by organizers in advance of and during a vote. On one hand: Things are moving fast and sometimes parliamentary procedure gets confusing. “We’re voting on whether to not set aside the … ” On the other: Some feel the signs are a way to quash dissent. Or at least tell people what they should be thinking.

They ultimately voted that it was OK to hold the signs.

With that out of the way, here’s a photo from Rossi’s speech yesterday:

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