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alternative vote Syllabification: al·ter·na·tive vote
(abbreviation: AV)

Definition of alternative vote in English:


chiefly British
Another term for instant runoff voting.
Example sentences
  • An electoral pact to support one another under the alternative vote system would make a lot of sense.
  • Second preferences on the alternative vote ballot paper are expected to be decisive.
  • There is a debate raging about whether to hold a referendum on the day of the next election to switch from the current first past the post voting system to the alternative vote.

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