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vote US English

A formal indication of a choice between two or more candidates or courses of action, expressed typically through a ballot or a show of hands or by voice

vote US Thesaurus

a rigged vote

the vote in vote US English

The choice expressed collectively by a body of electors or by a specified group

free vote US English

A parliamentary division in which members vote according to their own beliefs rather than following a party policy

vote bank US English

(In South Asia) a group of people who can be relied upon to vote together in support of the same party

block vote US English

A vote proportional in power to the number of people a delegate represents

postal vote US English

A vote sent in by post rather than cast in person

proxy vote US English

A vote cast by one person as a representative of another

swing vote US English

A vote that has a decisive influence on the result of an election

voice vote US English

A vote taken by noting the relative strength and volume of calls of aye and no

casting vote US English

An extra vote given by a chairperson to decide an issue when the votes on each side are equal

floating vote US English

The vote of a person who has not decided which way to vote in an election, or one who does not consistently vote for the same political party

informal vote US English

An invalid vote or voting paper

popular vote US English

An act of voting by the electorate of a country or area

primary vote US English

(In a preferential vote) the total number of votes which express a first preference for a given candidate

electoral vote US English

A vote cast by a member of the electoral college

alternative vote US English

Another term for instant runoff voting.

split the vote US English

(Of a candidate or minority party) attract votes from another candidate or party with the result that both are defeated by a third

vote of confidence US English

A vote showing that a majority continues to support the policy of a leader or governing body

single transferable vote US English

An electoral system of proportional representation in which a person’s vote can be transferred to a second or further competing candidate (according to the voter’s stated order of preference) if the candidate of first choice is eliminated during a succession of counts or has more votes than are needed for election

vote of no confidence US English

A vote showing that a majority does not support the policy of a leader or governing body

vote with one's feet US English

Indicate an opinion by being present or absent

split the ticket US English

Vote for candidates of more than one party

vote something down in vote US English

Reject something by means of a vote

outvote US English

Defeat by tallying a greater number of votes

revote US English

A second or repeated vote

vote someone/something off the island US English

Dismiss or reject someone or something as unsatisfactory

split the ticket in split US English

Vote for candidates of more than one party

split the vote in split US English

(Of a candidate or minority party) attract votes from another candidate or party with the result that both are defeated by a third

straw poll US English

An unofficial ballot conducted as a test of opinion

straw vote in straw poll US English

An unofficial ballot conducted as a test of opinion

vote of no confidence in vote US English

A vote showing that a majority does not support the policy of a leader or governing body

vote of confidence in vote US English

A vote showing that a majority continues to support the policy of a leader or governing body

vote with one's feet in vote US English

Indicate an opinion by being present or absent

vote someone/something off the island in vote US English

Dismiss or reject someone or something as unsatisfactory

the floating vote in floating vote US English

The choice expressed collectively by those who have not decided which way to vote in an election, or who do not consistently vote for the same political party

vote of no confidence or vote of censure in vote US English

A vote showing that a majority does not support the policy of a leader or governing body


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