1. HOUSE: Congress expresses its wishes formally through
voting. House votes are usually done by voice or by using the
electronic voting machines into which each member places an I.D.
card and votes "yes,""no," or "present".
Electronic votes are displayed on a panel behind the presiding
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2. SENATE: Senate votes are usually done by voice, or
through a roll call in which each name is called out and the senator
verbally announces "yea" or "nay."
[Video: Roll call vote]