transferable vote


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transferable vote

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a vote that is transferred to a second candidate indicated by the voter if the first is eliminated from the ballot
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The Senate election is held through secret voting on a basis of single transferable vote through 'preference voting'.
It is because the current system of proportional representation through a single transferable vote is hard to fathom for many.
Earlier, the fate of the Upper House was in limbo after President Bidya Devi Bhandari put on hold the National Assembly election ordinance, forwarded by the Cabinet more than two months ago, due to the dispute among the parties over whether to adopt majority system and single transferable vote (STV) system for the election of upper house.
Oli expressed serious reservations over the National Assembly ordinance, stating that the Single Transferable Vote System was "unconstitutional", hence making way for consensus difficult.
Tenders are invited for The Franchise Section Of The Department Of Housing, Planning And Local Government, (The "Department") In Conjunction With The Local Government Management Agency (Lgma) Has Provided Returning Officers At Dil, Local, European And Presidential Elections And At Referendums With An Election Count Management Software System To Assist Them With Recording The Results Of The Poll And Consistently Applying The Proportional Representation Single Transferable Vote (Pr-Stv) Count Rules In Multi-Seat Constituencies, As Set Out In Electoral Legislation.
In its consultation response, ERS also backed the Single Transferable Vote system of proportional representation for electing councillors, saying it is fairer than the current First Past The Post (FPTP) system.
The election will be via the single transferable vote system.
The Vice-President is selected through a secret ballot by the members of the Electoral College consisting of the members of both Houses of Parliament in accordance with the system of proportional representation by means of the single transferable vote.
The petition, moved by senior Congress leaders Anand Sharma and Manish Tewari, said NOTA in indirect elections such as that of Rajya Sabha was in direct conflict with proportional representation system by means of single transferable vote.
Mark Drakeford, the Cabinet Secretary for Finance and Local Government, is consulting on a package of measures that could also see councils choosing between the present first-past-the-post voting system and the Single Transferable Vote method of proportional representation.
Perhaps the notion of first past the post, Proportional Representation, single transferable vote, referendums etc, should be ditched in favour of a huge national 'dip' every five years.
However, local council elections are fought using the system of single transferable vote.