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floating voter

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Definition of floating voter in English:

noun

British
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: the party leader stepped up his efforts to appeal to floating voters
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  • Election features include BBC Southern Counties Radio following the opinions of a panel of floating voters and an election soap opera at BBC Radio Leicester.
  • The Labour Party is an electoral-machine and as such chases the votes of floating voters in middle England.
  • In particular, the parties are interested in those voters in the marginal constituencies who are likely to switch parties - the floating voters.

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