- to be present within the Hall of the House during its sittings, unless excused or necessarily prevented, and shall vote on each question put, unless having a direct personal or pecuniary interest in the event of such question.
- to vote personally
There are 435 members of the House of Representatives - a figure established in Statute (Reapportionment Act of 1929). Therefore 218 votes are needed to ensure a majority. As noted above the voting rights of delegates are limited.