multiple voting

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multiple voting

(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the practice of voting in more than one constituency in the same election

mul′tiple vot′ing

the casting of ballots by a voter in different places in the same election.
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Noun1.multiple voting - the act of voting in more than one place by the same person at the same election (illegal in U.S.)
balloting, vote, voting, ballot - a choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative; "there were only 17 votes in favor of the motion"; "they allowed just one vote per person"
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
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7% of the outstanding class B Subordinate Voting Shares of Couche-Tard and approximately 2% when combined with the class A Multiple Voting Shares of Couche-Tard.
045 per subordinate voting share, variable subordinate voting share and multiple voting share that will be payable on June 15, 2017 to holders of subordinate voting shares, variable subordinate voting shares and multiple voting shares on record at the close of the business day on May 31, 2017.
The Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) will refer 8,000 cases of multiple voting during the September 2013 federal election.
Zurabyan told journalists that the law on stamps was adopted to minimize the fraud and prevent multiple voting.
Many EU companies give certain shareholders a preferred status by granting multiple voting rights, capping individual shareholdings and issuing different share classes.
The dispute is said to be related to compromise plans under which companies would not be able to block a takeover by using multiple voting rights, in which some shares have more votes than others.
Serruya owns, directly or indirectly 4,233,332 Multiple Voting Shares.
In particular, Germany argued that it was not fair for the Directive to outlaw methods that its companies use to frustrate hostile takeovers (such as the so-called "poison pill" mechanism) whilst still allowing multiple voting rights, popular in Scandinavia and France but illegal in Germany.
At the heart of the issue is the way in which the draft Directive seeks to limit mechanisms widely used in Germany to frustrate company takeover bids - such as the so-called "poison pill" mechanism - whilst still permitting multiple voting rights, which are illegal in Germany but popular elsewhere, such as in Scandinavia and France.

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