Some articles on votes, preference votes, preference, vote:
... Although Livingstone received a healthy majority of the total votes, he nevertheless lost the nomination to former Secretary of State for Health Frank Dobson, under a controversial system in which votes from sitting ... first round of balloting with 38% of first-preference votes to Conservative Steven Norris's 27% Dobson finished third, with 13% of all first-preference votes – just ahead of ... Under the supplementary voting system employed for the election, only the votes cast for Livingstone and Norris were considered in the second round, where Livingstone won with 58% of first- and second-preference ...
... Anybody eligible to vote in the Netherlands also has the right to establish a political party and contest elections for the House of Representatives (see ... of each of the 20 electoral districts in which they want to collect votes ... Citizens of the Netherlands aged 18 or over have the right to vote exceptions are 1) prisoners serving a term of more than one year are excluded 2) those who have been declared incapable by court because of ...
... At the 2007 general election, held under Ireland's single transferable vote system, rival Cyprian Brady polled just 939 first preference votes (2.7%) in the first count, compared to Fitzgerald's 1,725 ... to be elected with less than 1,000 first-preference votes ... in the 4-seat constituency, received 1,725 first-preference votes and 1,362 of Ahern's transfers(whereas Brady received 2,403) ...
... He received 4,916 votes (16.9%) in Barking coming third and only 27 votes behind the Conservative candidate, Keith Prince ... for the 2008 London mayoral election, receiving 69,710 first preference votes (2.84% of the total valid first preference votes cast) and 128,609 second preference ... The BNP List received 714 ... votes or 5.33% of the total valid votes cast ...
Famous quotes containing the words votes and/or preference:
“Yet do not I invite
The wrinkled shopman to my sounding woods,
Nor bid the unwilling senator
Ask votes of thrushes in the solitudes.
Every one to his chosen work.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“There is nothing more likely to drive a man mad, than the being unable to get rid of the idea of the distinction between right and wrong, and an obstinate, constitutional preference of the true to the agreeable.”
—William Hazlitt (17781830)