(n.) One who elects, or has the right of choice; a person who is entitled to take part in an election, or to give his vote in favor of a candidate for office.
(n.) Hence, specifically, in any country, a person legally qualified to vote.
(n.) In the old German empire, one of the princes entitled to choose the emperor.
(n.) One of the persons chosen, by vote of the people in the United States, to elect the President and Vice President.
(a.) Pertaining to an election or to electors.
(1) The PUP founder made the comments at a voters’ forum and press conference during an open day held at his Palmer Coolum Resort, where he invited the electorate to see his giant robotic dinosaur park, memorabilia including his car collection and a concert by Dean Vegas, an Elvis impersonator.
(2) Meanwhile Ed Miliband, the Labour leader, waiting anxiously for news of the scale of the Labour advance in his first nationwide electoral test, will urge the electorate not to be duped by the promise of a coalition mark 2, predicting sham concessions by the Conservatives .
(3) As it was, Labour limped in seven points and nearly two million votes behind the Conservatives because older cohorts of the electorate leant heavily to the Tories and grandpa and grandma turned up at the polling stations in the largest numbers.
(4) The publicity surrounding the Rotherham child exploitation scandal, which triggered the resignation of Shaun Wright, the previous PCC, did not translate into a high turnout, with only 14.65% of the electorate casting a vote.
(5) The two moves were seen as significant because the Electoral Commission had made clear that secondary legislation, which must be passed before the referendum can be held, should be introduced six months before the referendum.
(6) Republicans remain wary of a contentious debate on the divisive issue, which could anger their core voters and undercut potential electoral gains in the November elections when control of Congress will be at stake.
(7) The same is also true of both local votes and byelections – and the electoral dynamics and relative turnout of these races is very different from a general election.
(8) As Aesop reminds us at the end of the fable: “Nobody believes a liar, even when he’s telling the truth.” When leaders choose only the facts that suit them, people don’t stop believing in facts – they stop believing in leaders This distrust is both mutual and longstanding, prompting two clear trends in British electoral politics.
(9) Old lefties who have failed to understand the imperatives of electoral politics for 40 years are never going to change their minds.
(10) The Conservatives have held back the development of garden cities on the scale necessary, but if Liberal Democrats are part of the next government, we will ensure at least 10 get under way – with up to five along this new garden cities railway, bringing new homes and jobs to the brainbelt of south-east England.” The Lib Dems insist they are planning to act in the national interest and are not motivated by electoral considerations.
(11) If the Labour leader has his way, into the dustbin of history will go the "electoral college", the spatchcocked compromise that was a product of the Bennite wars of the 1980s.
(12) In some respects, the impasse is a vindication of the UK electorate’s decision to leave the EU and pursue its own agreements.” He said when the UK government was free to make its own trade deals after leaving the EU, it should target willing partners such as emerging markets.
(13) Photograph: Martin Argles for the Guardian A journey that started five years ago with a promise to bring Labour together – to avoid the civil strife that traditionally followed election defeat – risks ending where it began: contemplating electoral wilderness.
(14) Already much work has been done to re-establish enduring components for Labour's electoral success: clarity of strategy, effective rebuttal, and superior field organisation with our network of community organisers.
(15) In subsequent tweets , he added: “It would have been much easier for me to win the so-called popular vote than the electoral college in that I would only campaign in 3 or 4 states instead of the 15 states that I visited.
(16) Gillard faces an uphill battle convincing the electorate to back her.
(17) I thought the Wikileaks party presented an historic, strategic opportunity for an intervention into electoral politics.)
(18) You cannot now duck the fact that we have an electoral system which is completely out of step with the aspirations and hopes of millions of British people," he said.
(19) On Thursday in the capital of Naypyidaw, the Myanmar electoral commission announced two more batches of seats for the National League for Democracy (NLD), taking the party to within 38 of the 329 seats it needs for a majority across the lower and upper houses of parliament.
(20) The Jarman UPA score at electoral ward level is not related to psychiatric morbidity, and should not therefore be used for planning local service provision.
(n.) An ardent wish or desire; a vow; a prayer.
(n.) A wish, choice, or opinion, of a person or a body of persons, expressed in some received and authorized way; the expression of a wish, desire, will, preference, or choice, in regard to any measure proposed, in which the person voting has an interest in common with others, either in electing a person to office, or in passing laws, rules, regulations, etc.; suffrage.
(n.) That by means of which will or preference is expressed in elections, or in deciding propositions; voice; a ballot; a ticket; as, a written vote.
(n.) Expression of judgment or will by a majority; legal decision by some expression of the minds of a number; as, the vote was unanimous; a vote of confidence.
(n.) Votes, collectively; as, the Tory vote; the labor vote.
(v. i.) To express or signify the mind, will, or preference, either viva voce, or by ballot, or by other authorized means, as in electing persons to office, in passing laws, regulations, etc., or in deciding on any proposition in which one has an interest with others.
(v. t.) To choose by suffrage; to elec/; as, to vote a candidate into office.
(v. t.) To enact, establish, grant, determine, etc., by a formal vote; as, the legislature voted the resolution.
(v. t.) To declare by general opinion or common consent, as if by a vote; as, he was voted a bore.
(v. t.) To condemn; to devote; to doom.
(1) An “out” vote would severely disrupt our lives, in an economic sense and a private sense.
(2) The prospectus revealed he has an agreement with Dorsey to vote his shares, which expires when the company goes public in November.
(3) One-nation prime ministers like Cameron found the libertarians useful for voting against taxation; inconvenient when they got too loud about heavy-handed government.
(4) Are you ready to vote?” is the battle cry, and even the most superficial of glances at the statistics tells why.
(5) A dozen peers hold ministerial positions and Westminster officials are expecting them to keep the paperwork to run the country flowing and the ministerial seats warm while their elected colleagues fight for votes.
(6) Hollywood legend has it that, at the first Academy awards in 1929, Rin Tin Tin the dog won most votes for best actor.
(7) His walkout reportedly meant his fellow foreign affairs select committee members could not vote since they lacked a quorum.
(8) She added: “We will continue to act upon the overwhelming majority view of our shareholders.” The vote was the second year running Ryanair had suffered a rebellion on pay.
(9) We didn’t take anyone’s votes for granted and we have run a very strong positive campaign.” Asked if she expected Ukip to run have Labour so close, she said: “To be honest with you I have been through more or less every scenario.
(10) He campaigned for a no vote and won handsomely, backed by more than 61%, before performing a striking U-turn on Thursday night, re-tabling the same austerity terms he had campaigned to defeat and which the voters rejected.
(11) Much has been claimed about the source of its support: at one extreme, it is said to divide the right-of-centre vote and crucify the Conservatives .
(12) However, these votes will be vital for Hollande in the second round.
(13) The speaker issued his warning after William Hague told MPs that the government would consult parliament but declined to explain the nature of the vote.
(14) One is the right not to be impeded when they are going to the House of Commons to vote, which may partly explain why the police decided to arrest Green and raid his offices last week on Thursday, when the Commons was not sitting.
(15) Its restrictions are so strong that even many Republicans voted against it.
(16) He also challenged Lord Mandelson's claim this morning that a controversial vote on Royal Mail would have to be postponed due to lack of parliamentary time.
(17) And if the Brexit vote was somehow not respected by Westminster, Le Pen could be bolstered in her outrage.
(18) If I don’t agree with the leadership of the party, I don’t vote for it.
(19) At the People’s Question Time in Pendle, an elderly man called Roland makes a short, powerful speech about the sacrifices made for the right to vote and says he’s worried for the future of the NHS.
(20) As a member of the state Assembly, Walker voted for a bill known as the Woman’s Right to Know Act, which required physicians to provide women with full information prior to an abortion and established a 24-hour waiting period in the hope that some women might change their mind about undergoing the procedure.