Vote

  • (noun): A choice that is made by voting.
    Synonyms: ballot, voting, balloting
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on vote, votes:

John E. Sununu - U.S. House of Representatives - Elections
... Sununu defeated Democrat Joe Keefe with 50% of the vote ... In 1998, he won re-election with 67% of the vote ... Democrat Martha Fuller Clark with 53% of the vote ...
Single Non-transferable Vote - Potential For Tactical Voting
... for tactical voting in a single non-transferable vote system is large ... Receiving only one vote, the rational voter must only vote for a candidate that has a chance of winning, but will not win by too great a margin, thus taking votes away ... nominating candidates similar to their opponents' candidates in order to split the vote ...
Greenwich, Connecticut - Government
... on a town-wide basis, although each person can only vote for two members ... Democrats and Republicans, regardless of the vote breakdown, since each individual can only vote for half as many seats as are available ...
Presbyterian Polity - Governing Bodies - The Session
... All elders have an equal vote in the session ... In some denominations, the pastor is given no vote, however in a sitting body of an even number or with a quorum of the session counted she or he can break ... Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), the pastor and associate pastor(s) have a vote as members of the session on any and all matters however, oftentimes she or he refrains from voting except in tie situations ...
Voice Vote
... A voice vote (or viva voce, from the Latin, "live voice") is a voting method used by deliberative assemblies (such as legislatures) in which a vote is taken on a topic or motion by responding verbally ... The voice vote is considered the simplest and quickest of voting methods used by deliberative assemblies ... any doubt as to the outcome any member of the assembly may request another vote by a method such as division of the assembly (a standing or rising vote), or a roll call vote ...

More definitions of "vote":

  • (verb): Express one's choice or preference by vote.
    Example: "Vote the Democratic ticket"
  • (verb): Be guided by in voting.
    Example: "Vote one's conscience"
  • (noun): The total number of votes cast.
    Example: "They are hoping for a large vote"
    Synonyms: voter turnout
  • (verb): Bring into existence or make available by vote.
    Example: "They voted aid for the underdeveloped countries in Asia"
  • (noun): A body of voters who have the same interests.
    Example: "He failed to get the Black vote"
  • (noun): A legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US constitution; guaranteed to women by the 19th amendment.
    Example: "American women got the vote in 1920"
    Synonyms: right to vote, suffrage
  • (verb): Express one's preference for a candidate or for a measure or resolution; cast a vote.
    Example: "He voted for the motion"; "None of the Democrats voted last night"
  • (noun): The opinion of a group as determined by voting.
    Example: "They put the question to a vote"
  • (verb): Express a choice or opinion.
    Example: "I vote that we all go home"; "She voted for going to the Chinese restaurant"

Famous quotes containing the word vote:

    The American struggle for the vote was much more difficult than the English for the simple reason that it was much more easy.
    Rebecca West (1892–1983)

    The customer is the immediate jewel of our souls. Him we flatter, him we feast, compliment, vote for, and will not contradict.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    I have never had a vote, and I have raised hell all over this country. You don’t need a vote to raise hell! You need convictions and a voice!
    Mother Jones (1830–1930)