(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.) One who votes; one who has a legal right to vote, or give his suffrage; an elector; a suffragist; as, an independent voter.
(1) Blatter requires a two-thirds majority of the 209 voters to triumph in the opening round, with a simple majority required if it goes to a second round.
(2) The voters don’t do gratitude, self-pitying politicians are wont to moan.
(3) 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.
(4) While it is true that Clinton’s favorability rating is languishing among all voters, her favorability among Democrats is as robust as Biden’s, at nearly 75% .
(5) Migrant voters are almost as numerous as current Ukip supporters but they are widely overlooked and risk being increasingly disaffected by mainstream politics and the fierce rhetoric around immigration caused partly by the rise of Ukip,” said Robert Ford from Manchester University, the report’s co-author.
(6) They also note surveys that show British voters becoming more Eurosceptic, not less.
(7) Voters would have to collect the signatures of 10% of constituents to force a byelection.
(8) Cameron, who faces intense political pressure from the UK Independence party in the runup to the 2014 European parliamentary elections, believes voters will need to be consulted if the EU agrees a major treaty revision in the next few years.
(9) 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.
(10) Canvassing previous Labour voters who were pro-independence or still undecided during the referendum, McGarry hears complaints that the party is no longer socialist and should not have sided with the Tories at the referendum.
(11) But when, less than two weeks out from the election, voters were asked to name the issues most important to them in the campaign, they nominated unemployment, inflation and economic management, rather than immigration and border control.
(12) Numerous voters reported problems at polling stations on Tuesday.
(13) The ruling centre-right coalition government of Angela Merkel was dealt a blow by voters in a critical regional election on Sunday after the centre-left opposition secured a wafer-thin victory, setting the scene for a tension-filled national election in the autumn when everything will be up for grabs.
(14) Yet, polls have Maryland voters approving same-sex marriage by 14 to 20 points.
(15) Looking ahead to next year, voters fully expect the hard times to continue.
(16) There is also young voter "Mike" in New York and "Alice," an African-American from Michigan, who underline the need to re-awaken Obama's most loyal supporters from 2008.
(17) A coalition of plaintiffs suing Texas – which includes minority rights groups, voters and Democratic lawmakers – say their experts have estimated 787,000 registered voters lacking one of seven acceptable forms of ID.
(18) Both a voter and Cooper repeatedly asked him if he stood by his comments in the last Republican presidential debate when he insisted that was the case.
(19) So far, the UK election has thrown up a carnival of peculiar results | Lewis Baston Read more Scotland, of course, is a different story: but David Cameron’s antagonistic response to the 2014 referendum clearly swung a lot of anti-Tory voters towards the SNP.
(20) The polling evidence on this is very clear: the EU is not the primary concern of Ukip voters .