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Voting

Meanings and phrases

voting

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative; vote; ballot; balloting

multiple voting

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the act of voting in more than one place by the same person at the same election (illegal in U.S.)

scrutin uninominal voting system

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. based on the principle of having only one member (as of a legislature) selected from each electoral district; uninominal system; uninominal voting system; single-member system; scrutin uninomial system
n.
  1. based on the principle of having only one member (as of a legislature) selected from each electoral district; uninominal system; single-member system; scrutin uninomial system; scrutin uninominal voting system

voting age

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the age at which a person is old enough to vote in public elections
E.g.
  • In 2007, the voting age was lowered from 18 to 16 in all federal elections.
  • The voting age was eighteen, but married people under eighteen could also vote.
  • The voting age is 17.

voting booth

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a booth in which a person can cast a private vote

voting machine

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a mechanical device for recording and counting votes mechanically

voting precinct

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. one of several districts into which a city or town is divided for voting; each contains one polling place; election district

voting right

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the right to vote; especially the right of a common shareholder to vote in person or by proxy on the affairs of a company

voting stock

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. shares in a corporation that entitle the shareholder to voting and proxy rights

voting system

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a legal system for making democratic choices; electoral system
E.g.
  • Sam won the competition under the new voting system.
  • The first-past-the-post voting system was used.
  • The election used a preferential voting system.

voting trust

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an agreement whereby persons owning stock with voting powers retain ownership while transferring the voting rights to the trustees

voting rights

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Pupils had equal voting rights with school staff.
  • Here, all students have speaking and voting rights.
  • They do not have voting rights within the club.

round of voting

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The final selection took only one round of voting.
  • Three candidates advanced form 1st round of voting.
  • Chovanec was eliminated in the first round of voting.

voting against

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Four Republicans joined all House Democrats in voting against it.
  • On 16 January, Sjöstedt agreed to abstain from voting against Löfven.
  • The measure was passed by 96 senators voting for and one voting against.

close of voting

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • At the close of voting, it had received 50 points, placing 12th out of 22.
  • At the close of voting, the song received 85 points, placing it 6th out of 23.
  • At the close of voting, it had received 96 points, placing 4th in a field of 20.

voting record

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His voting record in the House was generally conservative.
  • Holloway was widely identified as a social conservative by his voting record.
  • Kelly highlighted a socially moderate and fiscally conservative voting record.

voting members

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The seven elected, voting members of the Board are all parents.
  • Neither of these officials are voting members of the School Board.

post voting

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It returned one Member of Parliament to the British House of Commons, using the first past the post voting system.
  • It returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the United Kingdom, elected by the first past the post voting system.
  • The BNP placed comparatively little emphasis on elections to the British House of Commons, aware that the first past the post voting system was a major obstacle.

post voting system

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It returned one Member of Parliament to the British House of Commons, using the first past the post voting system.
  • It returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the United Kingdom, elected by the first past the post voting system.
  • The BNP placed comparatively little emphasis on elections to the British House of Commons, aware that the first past the post voting system was a major obstacle.

voting process

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The voting process has two steps.
  • The voter follows the link in the email and begins the voting process.
  • Shevchenko also ended up third in the 1999 Ballon d'Or voting process.

online voting

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was one of the first award presentations to use online voting.
  • The track list for the album was specifically chosen by fans through online voting.
  • The features and materials, inside & outside, are chosen by viewers via online voting.

electronic voting

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It organises electronic voting and supervises the election managers.
  • The decision does not ban electronic voting but implements a higher standard.
  • All desks are equipped with microphones, headphones for translation and electronic voting equipment.

voting machines

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The touch-screen voting machines used provided no paper record.
  • Like all voting machines, DRE systems increase the speed of vote counting.
  • He is opposed to the introduction of some computerized voting machines, which he deemed untrustworthy.

voting systems

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Optical scan voting systems are based on Anoto technology.
  • For scored voting systems, this definition is not accurate.
  • This is one of the preferential voting systems most used by countries and states.

public voting

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The winners are decided by the online public voting on SSE Rewards.
  • The winners are recognized on the basis of public voting on social networking platforms.
  • The winning song was determined by public voting and the votes from international jury panels.

voting patterns

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In international forums, Afghanistan generally followed the voting patterns of Asian and African non-aligned countries.
  • There also seems to be some socio-economic correlation to voting patterns, and this has also been used to predict voting behavior.
  • The first group that attempted to find an empirical link between social interaction and voting patterns was R. Huckfeldt and J. Sprague.

voting member

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Each voting member ranks teams from 1 to 25.
  • Danziger is a voting member of the Likud Central Committee.
  • The mayor presides over and is a voting member of the council.

voting in favor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The agenda was approved with 438 voting in favor and 384 voting against.
  • The referendum was ratified by the student body with 66% voting in favor.
  • 57% of all party members voted in the member referendum, with 67% voting in favor of the change.

voting intention

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The table below lists nationwide voting intention estimates.
  • Numerous opinion polls have been done by many different pollsters to gauge the voting intention of the electorate.

preferential voting

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The election used a preferential voting system.
  • A preferential voting system was used.
  • This is one of the preferential voting systems most used by countries and states.

voting power

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • For example, San Marino holds the same voting power as Russia despite the vast geographic and population differences between them.
  • The following table are amounts for 20 largest countries by subscribed capital and voting power at the Asian Development Bank as of December 2014.
  • Another option, used in the Nordic countries, is to establish a corporation, but keep ownership or voting power essentially in the hands of the government.

rounds of voting

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The winner was selected over two rounds of voting.
  • The winning song was selected in two rounds of voting.
  • This may require two rounds of voting.

voting in favour

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Another constitutional referendum was held in 1968, with 92% voting in favour.
  • However, in 1972 he was dismissed by Wilson for voting in favour of entry into the Common Market.
  • A referendum in March had resulted in a large majority (81%) voting in favour of replacing the sultanate with a republic.

plurality voting

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The winner is determined by plurality voting.
  • The term of office is four years, and its members are elected by a plurality voting system.
  • Ceuta and Melilla were allocated the two remaining seats, which were elected using plurality voting.

jury voting

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The winning song was selected by televoting and jury voting.
  • The winner was decided by a combination of jury voting (60%) and televoting (40%).
  • For this reason her song was not included in the jury voting, which occurred after the show.

not voting

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The bill failed by a 27-30 vote, with 22 not voting, in May 2014.
  • Furthermore, the Senate could kill any laws by not voting on them for six months.
  • Permanent observer status would allow presentation of their perspective, but not voting.

early voting

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There were reports of missing party-specific ballots in some voting districts during the early voting phase.
  • If a potential voter is not able to vote in person on Election Day or during the early voting period, they may request an absentee ballot.
  • In addition, both Democratic and Republican strategists agreed that the President's ground game and early voting leads played a huge role in such a tight race.
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