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noun as in decision or right to decide representation


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During this year’s Democratic primaries, it took days and sometimes weeks for the bulk of votes to get counted.

Democrats also won a majority of votes in Senate races in 2016, but again, Republicans secured a majority.

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Yeah, but we don’t know where these freaking votes came from.

Still, the vote is significant because it indicates the breadth of congressional support for tearing down the PACER paywall.

McDonald’s appealed, and last December, the labor board reversed the judge’s decision and authorized the settlement, with Emanuel again casting the deciding vote in a 2-1 opinion.

Weiss is likely to get confirmed even as Warren and a handful of other progressive Democrats vote no.

Asian-Americans may vote for Democrats now, but they are a highly persuadable—and growing—part of the electorate.

In 1992, Republican George H.W. Bush won the Asian-American vote by 24 points.

By 2012, Democratic President Barack Obama owned the Asian-American vote, winning it by 47 percentage points.

But after winning 55 percent of the white vote, Duke had a database of supporters some politicians coveted.

The bill to remove the civil disabilities of the Jews rejected in the British parliament by a vote of 288 to 165.

They can, and they will, vote themselves and their friends or adherents into the good jobs and the high places.

Only a creditor who owns a demand or provable claim can vote at creditors' meetings.

If a portion of a creditor's debt is secured and a portion is unsecured, he may vote on the unsecured portion.

An appeal by a member of a subordinate lodge from a vote of expulsion does not abate by his death while the appeal is pending.

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On this page you'll find 62 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to vote, such as: ballot, choice, majority, poll, referendum, and tally.

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