swing voter


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Noun1.swing voter - a voter who has no allegiance to any political party and whose unpredictable decisions can swing the outcome of an election one way or the other
elector, voter - a citizen who has a legal right to vote
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we should be focussing on centuries of prosperity #EUspeech @peterc: As of today, I'd vote "out" but I'm a relatively nonentrenched swing voter on the issue.
Chemerinsky also had to deal with a series of questions from O'Connor, considered a swing voter, who seemed to be looking for a way to approve Texas' monument.
The swing voter is Latino and Asian, and a new campaign Immigrant Vote 2004 hopes to register these voters and get them to the polls.
Lockhart is viewed as a key swing voter on FMOC and has moved closer to supporting another economic stimulus.
FACING calls for his resignation at this week's Brighton conference after another round of opinion polls, Gordon Brown can smile again (but in private please, Gordo) at the news that key swing voter Nancy Dell'Olio has pledged her support to Labour.
Surprised at the near total lack of academic literature on the swing voter in American elections, Mayer (political science, Northeaster U.
Hahn also contacted City Council President Alex Padilla, who voted against the measure on Wednesday and is seen as a swing voter.
More importantly, the target TV audience was the swing voter.
The Mondeo was so influential in the 1990s that Mondeo man became a key swing voter in the general election.
In a typical election year, political independents and moderates are among those most likely to fall into the swing voter group.
The individual personalities sitting on the bench drive the narrative, in particular the longstanding swing voter Sandra Day O'Connor, and Toobin concentrates his discussion on the more sensationalistic "hot-button" cases decided by the court, such as Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v.