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  How to hold a debate
The opening address
The main speeches
Seconders and amendments
Open to the floor
Summing up
Voting
Glossary and links

 
Summing up
After a balanced debate, the chair asks the main speakers for and against each amendment to give a summary.

Each amendment is then voted on.

The chair asks the opposer to give a brief summary of why people should vote against the motion.

The proposer is then asked to give a brief summary of why people should vote for the motion.

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