Some articles on vote, votes:
... 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 ... The voice vote is considered the simplest and quickest of voting methods used by deliberative assemblies ... 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 ...
... 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 a tie with a ... 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 ...
... are elected on a town-wide basis, although each person can only vote for two members ... have equal representation between Democrats and Republicans, regardless of the vote breakdown, since each individual can only vote for half as many seats as are available ...
... The potential 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 from party ... opponents' candidates in order to split the vote ...
... Sununu defeated Democrat Joe Keefe with 50% of the vote ... In 1998, he won re-election with 67% of the vote ... defeated Democrat Martha Fuller Clark with 53% of the vote ...
More definitions of "vote":
- (verb): Express one's choice or preference by vote.
Example: "Vote the Democratic ticket"
- (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"
- (verb): Be guided by in voting.
Example: "Vote one's conscience"
- (noun): The opinion of a group as determined by voting.
Example: "They put the question to a vote"
- (verb): Bring into existence or make available by vote.
Example: "They voted aid for the underdeveloped countries in Asia"
- (noun): The total number of votes cast.
Example: "They are hoping for a large vote"
Synonyms: voter turnout
Famous quotes containing the word vote:
“The United States is a republic, and a republic is a state in which the people are the boss. That means us. And if the big shots in Washington dont do like we vote, we dont vote for them, by golly, no more.”
—Willis Goldbeck (19001979)
“I never vote for anyone. I always vote against.”
—W.C. Fields (18791946)
“The woman who cant influence her husband to vote the way she wants ought to be ashamed of herself.”
—E.M. (Edward Morgan)