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Numerous attempts to remove Zuma through votes of no confidence have failed, despite the last taking place through a secret ballot.
Somewhere in the middle of the fracas, council members voted via secret ballot to yank Councilwoman Bess Rich - who'd advocated for neighboring residents in the case - off the city's Planning Commission and replace her with another council member.
After the forum is over, members will vote by secret ballot and the group will make an endorsement based on the vote.
One even showed off a unique accessory — a pair of handcuffs that connected her wrist to the silver briefcase containing the top-secret ballots.
Since the last change to his administration, Zuma has survived a second attempt to oust him as leader from within his own party and a motion of no confidence in parliament that was backed by at least 24 members of the ANC in a secret ballot.
The cowards student senate held a vote on Monday via secret ballot while Stewart was out of town.
Doing away with the dramatic flair that has accompanied these events in years past, there were no secret ballots and no dramatic reveals to close out the voting.
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