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noun as in casting votes

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House rules require an absolute majority of members voting to choose a speaker.

But this year, instead of simply voting against Boehner on Tuesday, at least two members of the group are vying to replace him.

As she discussed her understanding of the voting rights campaign and how she planned to recreate it, I grew more relieved.

Her focus would be on the three months, January through March 1965, that gave birth to the Voting Rights Act.

She adds that some of the earliest voting booths were stationed inside drinking establishments.

Neither privately owned nor government stock is entitled to voting power.

Nor can other creditors through filing objections to a claim prevent a bona fide claimant from voting.

In due course the news came that the date of voting in the Senate for or against the retention of the Islands was fixed.

A court of equity though may do this, and enjoin a pledgee from voting the stock whenever the pledgor's rights would be affected.

More recently the cumulative system of voting has come into general favor.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to voting, such as: balloting, polling, vote, choosing, and deciding.

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