voting system

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n voting system a legal system for making democratic choices
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Usage

In literature:

Once they voted for a system of electors chosen by the State legislatures and twice they voted against such a system.
"The Fathers of the Constitution" by Max Farrand
Recent events and experiences had convinced him that it was necessary to introduce the system of voting by ballot.
"The Grand Old Man" by Richard B. Cook
In 1901 the Union without a dissenting vote adopted a compulsory system of insurance.
"Beneficiary Features of American Trade Unions" by James B. Kennedy
Votes given to rejected candidates would be in effect just as much transferred to the successful candidates as by the Hare system.
"Proportional Representation Applied To Party Government" by T. R. Ashworth and H. P. C. Ashworth
They are elected by the three-class system of voting, which is described in another chapter.
"Germany and the Germans" by Price Collier
If, after you have voted a tax, it is your pleasure to escape its operation, invent a system which will throw it on foreigners.
"Sophisms of the Protectionists" by Frederic Bastiat
Under this system less than two and a (p. 376) half per cent of the population possessed the right to vote.
"The Governments of Europe" by Frederic Austin Ogg
The system raises class against class; the voters vote by trade and craft groups instead of on the basis of thought units.
"The History of the American Expedition Fighting the Bolsheviki" by Joel R. Moore
He explained the system of government there, the manner of voting and the like.
"The Tent Dwellers" by Albert Bigelow Paine
This system of plural voting has proved a success.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 5" by Various
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In poetry:

There was a Grand Dame of Australia
Who proved the block system a failure.
She taught creatures in coats
What to do with their votes,
This Effective Grand Dame of Australia!
"Catherine Helen Spence" by Anonymous Oceania

In news:

Here is how your elected leaders feel about Sunday's vote to overhaul our nation's health care system.
Lafayette Parish School System Voting on Revised Bullying and Hazing Policy Due to New Law.
Voters, overwhelmingly voted in favor of leasing the hospital system.
New voting systems triggered long voting lines and a shortage of voting machines in some polling sites in New Mexico.
On Tuesday, member Rick Ketchum, D-Amboy, proposed spending $43,000 on a new microphone and voting system.
In some cases, such as voting systems, interface design is about guaranteeing a democratic right.
I recently criticized legislators who voted to gut the budget of our judicial system while pawning our futures for a high-speed rail system that those who elected them neither want nor need.
It's time for the US to have a single non partisan voting system that is uniform throughout the entire country - much as they do in democracies throughout the world.
Unionized healthcare workers have voted to authorize a strike against hospitals operated by five health systems in the Twin Cities .
New York's New Voting System Is a Disaster.
MASON CITY,IA-Local election officials are making sure all systems are go when you head to vote next month.
Our Voting System Is a Loser.
Suit challenges voting system .
If so, a gigantic amount of progress was made a few years ago when the early voting system was established.
Live-blogging: Is there a voting system that'll work.
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In science:

Assume n is the number of members of a voting system.
Invariably Suboptimal - An attempt to improve the voting rules of Treaties of Nice and Lisbon
Voting systems based on the square root low of Penrose were proposed and discussed many times.
Invariably Suboptimal - An attempt to improve the voting rules of Treaties of Nice and Lisbon
Some advantages arise from the proposed voting system: First of all it is simple, because it is based on a single criterion, more precisely, only one condition must be satisīŦed.
Invariably Suboptimal - An attempt to improve the voting rules of Treaties of Nice and Lisbon
In addition, the values of the related maximal relative deviation in voting power show that the resulted systems are neither transparent nor representative.
Invariably Suboptimal - An attempt to improve the voting rules of Treaties of Nice and Lisbon
It seems to us that the Jagiellonian Compromise is a good basis for a new voting system.
Invariably Suboptimal - An attempt to improve the voting rules of Treaties of Nice and Lisbon
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