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If I understand correctly the Peshat of the Torah (Deut 17), when a Machlokes raises, there's a simple and Kosher way of resolving it - gathering the High Court and voting on it and, of course, following the majority.

EDIT: There are several places where the Gemmorah mentions the procedure in very general terms, like "נמנו וגמרו" (were counted and decided), however, it appears to refer to a random gathering of particular Chachamim, and not to a wider authoritative forum. I don't understand how voting and the decision are valid in such cases.

Are there examples in the Gemmorah where the outlined procedure was maintained: that a specific Halachic ruling was ruled by gathering the High Court, put on voting between the Chachamim, voted for, the votes counted and the decision proclaimed and accepted?

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    Sure, search any Torah database for נמנו וגמרו ([the votes] were counted, and they decided that X). The first couple of halachic examples in the Bavli are Shabbos 81a and Chagigah 3b. – Meir Sep 16 at 20:34
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    @meir and the 18 things in the first perek of Shabbos – Heshy Sep 16 at 21:20
  • you want to know the names and who exactly numbers of votes for and against? probably the only time where we know exact numbers was when it was 1 against 70 was Zecharia ben avkulus ruling against the rest of Sanhedrin in Gittin 57a twice and his opinion still got accepted as he was the greatest in knowledge and bar kamza wasn't killed and the Korban of the Ceasar wasn't brought – user15464 Sep 16 at 23:44
  • @Heshy True, I searched only for נמנו וגמרו, not just נמנו (as it is there). – Meir Sep 17 at 13:13
  • @user15464 I opened sefaria.org.il/Gittin.57a?lang=he but I don't see זכריה on that page. – Al Berko Sep 17 at 13:35

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