Some articles on vote, votes:
... The potential for tactical voting in a single non-transferable vote system is large ... Receiving only one vote, the rational voter must only vote for a candidate that has a chance of winning, but will not win by too great a margin, thus taking votes away from party ... candidates similar to their opponents' candidates in order to split the vote ...
... basis, although each person can only vote for two members ... Democrats and Republicans, regardless of the vote breakdown, since each individual can only vote for half as many seats as are available ...
... All elders have an equal vote in the session ... In some denominations, the pastor is given no vote, however in a sitting body of an even number or with a quorum of the session counted she or he can break a tie with a casting vote ... (U.S.A.), the pastor and associate pastor(s) have a vote as members of the session on any and all matters however, oftentimes she or he refrains from voting except in tie situations ...
... Sununu defeated Democrat Joe Keefe with 50% of the vote ... In 1998, he won re-election with 67% of the vote ... In 2000, he won re-election defeated Democrat Martha Fuller Clark with 53% of the vote ...
... A voice vote (or viva voce, from the Latin, "live voice") is a voting method used by deliberative assemblies (such as legislatures) in which a vote is taken on a topic ... The voice vote is considered the simplest and quickest of voting methods used by deliberative assemblies ... the outcome any member of the assembly may request another vote by a method such as division of the assembly (a standing or rising vote), or a roll call vote ...
More definitions of "vote":
- (verb): Express one's preference for a candidate or for a measure or resolution; cast a vote.
Example: "He voted for the motion"; "None of the Democrats voted last night"
- (noun): A legal right guaranteed by the 15th amendment to the US constitution; guaranteed to women by the 19th amendment.
Example: "American women got the vote in 1920"
Synonyms: right to vote, suffrage
- (verb): Be guided by in voting.
Example: "Vote one's conscience"
- (verb): Express one's choice or preference by vote.
Example: "Vote the Democratic ticket"
- (noun): The total number of votes cast.
Example: "They are hoping for a large vote"
Synonyms: voter turnout
- (noun): The opinion of a group as determined by voting.
Example: "They put the question to a vote"
- (verb): Express a choice or opinion.
Example: "I vote that we all go home"; "She voted for going to the Chinese restaurant"
- (verb): Bring into existence or make available by vote.
Example: "They voted aid for the underdeveloped countries in Asia"
Famous quotes containing the word vote:
“I have never had a vote, and I have raised hell all over this country. You dont need a vote to raise hell! You need convictions and a voice!”
—Mother Jones (18301930)
“There is but little virtue in the action of masses of men. When the majority shall at length vote for the abolition of slavery, it will be because they are indifferent to slavery, or because there is but little slavery left to be abolished by their vote. They will then be the only slaves. Only his vote can hasten the abolition of slavery who asserts his own freedom by his vote.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“This clinches the bargain;
Sails out of the bay;
Gets the vote in the senate,
Spite of Webster and Clay.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)