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informal vote

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Definition of informal vote in English:

noun

Australian /NZ
An invalid vote or voting paper.
Example sentences
  • Below is a list of the groups, candidates and informal votes from Senate elections in NSW between 1974 and 1987.
  • Who do you blame for informal votes - the voters or the legislators?
  • The informal vote in the 2001 election was nearly 5%, over 50% more than in the pre-Beazley elections of the 1990s.

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