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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I do have political opinions but when they appear in print I don't like people thinking that I think my opinion is worth listening to" Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe "The problem is that in a democracy it's not the members of the party who elect the Government, it's the voters and I don't remember a time where the Labour Party membership and its views had become so disconnected from where the marginal seat, the swing voter, the centre left voter is.
The problem is that in a democracy it's not the members of the party who elect the government, it's the voters, and I don't remember a time when the Labour Party membership and its views had become so disconnected from where the marginal seat, the swing voter, the centre left voter is.
They said the other potential swing voter, Justice Anthony Kennedy, seemed to be disturbed by the idea that a ruling against the Obama administration could lead to a federal tax credit being offered in just 16 states.
And remember that the tried-and-untrue swing voter strategy is what has led to the Democratic Party's prolonged identity crisis.
The GOP attempted a bit of that swing voter serenade in the late 1990s with their relabeling of George W.
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.
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.
The Mondeo was so influential in the 1990s that Mondeo man became a key swing voter in the general election.
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.
More importantly, the target TV audience was the swing voter.