The Question and Answer section for One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
This was considered "therapy". Nurse Ratched uses it as a form of punishment.
The men vote without her. They actually bond as men to vote against her wishes. You need to submit each of your questions one at a time. Thanks.
Sorry, this is a short answer space. You can pick a paragraph and I can comment.