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  • 1 vote — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 choice/decision made by voting ADJECTIVE ▪ electoral ▪ majority ▪ huge, massive (esp. BrE), overwhelming, resounding (esp. BrE) …

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  • 2 vote — ▪ I. vote vote 2 noun 1. [countable] when a group of people vote in order to decide or choose something: • The results of the vote were surprising 80% of workers favoured strike action. • Creditors will take a vote on the reorganization plan… …

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  • 3 vote — n. & v. n. 1 a formal expression of choice or opinion by means of a ballot, show of hands, etc., concerning a choice of candidate, approval of a motion or resolution, etc. (let us take a vote on it; gave my vote to the independent candidate). 2… …

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  • 4 Vote splitting — is an electoral effect in which the distribution of votes among multiple similar candidates reduces the chance of winning for any of the similar candidates, and increases the chance of winning for a dissimilar candidate.Vote splitting most easily …

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  • 5 Take Ionescu — Prime Minister of Romania In office December 18, 1921 – January 19, 1922 Monarch Ferdinand I of Romania Preceded by …

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  • 6 vote — Synonyms and related words: Australian ballot, Hare system, OK, PR, absentee voting, acceptance, adherence, admiration, approbation, approval, aye, back, back up, ballot, ballot box stuffing, be enfranchised, be implicated in, bear a hand,… …

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  • 7 vote in — verb elect in a voting process (Freq. 1) They voted in Clinton • Hypernyms: ↑choose, ↑take, ↑select, ↑pick out • Verb Frames: Somebody s something …

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  • 8 Vote counting for Zimbabwean presidential election, 2008 — This article gives details about the vote counting system for the 2008 Zimbabwe presidential electionIn its preliminary report on March 30, the SADC observer mission gave the election a positive assessment, although it noted some concerns. Jose… …

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  • 9 take away — verb 1. remove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state; transport into a new location or state (Freq. 5) Their dreams carried the Romantics away into distant lands The car carried us off to the meeting I ll take you away… …

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  • 10 take on — verb 1. take on a certain form, attribute, or aspect (Freq. 10) His voice took on a sad tone The story took a new turn he adopted an air of superiority She assumed strange manners The gods assume human or animal form in these fables • Syn: ↑ …

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  • 11 take — verb ADVERB ▪ well ▪ badly ▪ She took the news of her father s death very badly. ▪ seriously ▪ I wanted to be taken seriously as an artist …

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  • 12 take issue with — Synonyms and related words: abjure, agree to differ, agree to disagree, assert the contrary, be at cross purposes, be at variance, be in dissent, beg to differ, belie, bicker over, contend about, contest, contradict, contravene, controvert,… …

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  • 13 Take down the words — In the U.S. House of Representatives, to take down the words is a parliamentary procedure in which unparliamentary (uncivil or inflammatory) remarks may be stricken from the Congressional Record. It is not uncommon for the offending congressman… …

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  • 14 National Popular Vote Interstate Compact — Current status ■Enacted into law ■Pending in current legislative session ■Failed in current or a previous session Note: Each square in the lower cartogram represents one electoral vote. The Natio …

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  • 15 District of Columbia vote in the United States House of Representatives — The District of Columbia has never had full voting representation in Congress. The district elects one Congressional Delegate (currently Eleanor Holmes Norton) who sits in the House of Representatives and votes in committee, but is barred from… …

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  • 16 Division (vote) — Division of the house is a parliamentary mechanism which calls for a rising vote, wherein the members of the house literally divide into groups indicating a vote in favour of or in opposition to a motion on the floor. This was the method used to… …

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  • 17 Swing Vote (2008 film) — Infobox Film name = Swing Vote image size = caption = Theatrical release poster director = Joshua Michael Stern producer = Kevin Costner Jim Wilson writer = Joshua Michael Stern Jason Richman narrator = starring = Kevin Costner Paula Patton… …

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  • 18 2008 Lok Sabha vote of confidence — The United Progressive Alliance, the governing alliance in India elected in 2004, faced its first confidence vote in the Lok Sabha on 22 July 2008 after the CPI(M) led Left Front withdrew support over India approaching the IAEA for the Indo US… …

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  • 19 Protest vote — A Protest vote is a vote cast in an election to demonstrate the caster s unhappiness with the choice of candidates or refusal of the current political system. It can thus be said conjectural, as the voter would accept other candidates in the same …

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  • 20 National Popular Vote Interstate Compact — Status des National Popular Vote Interstate Compact im Mai 2011, untere Karte: proportionale Darstellung (isodemografische Karte) der Bundesstaaten entsprechend ihrem Stimmgewicht im Electoral College (1 Kästchen = 1 Stimme) …

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