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Definition of card vote in English:

noun

British
Another term for block vote.
Example sentences
  • But he then called a card vote where unions cast block votes in proportion to their size.
  • Despite a decision last night to hold a card vote and delay the announcement until this morning, the poll was not close, with 64% in favour of the rebel amendment, and 36% against.
  • In government, however a challenger to a Labour Prime Minister needs the 12.5 per cent support among MPs, as well as two-thirds of Conference through a card vote.

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