voting system

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Noun1.voting system - a legal system for making democratic choices
legal system - a system for interpreting and enforcing the laws
scrutin uninomial system, scrutin uninominal voting system, single-member system, uninominal system, uninominal voting system - based on the principle of having only one member (as of a legislature) selected from each electoral district
list system, scrutin de liste, scrutin de liste system - based on the principle of proportional representation; voters choose between party lists, the number elected from each list being determined by the percentage cast for each list out of the total vote
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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At another function, Sarwar stressed the need to change the Senate election method to eliminate horse-trading.
The lacunae in the election law always enabled individuals as well as institutions to influence the election method affecting the process of free, fair and transparent elections.
The election method in the Scottish elections is relatively complex, following the Single Transferable Vote (STV) system.
Observation: The regulations do not permit a "late" capitalization election method change.
As opposed to the current system in the selection and eligibility of candidates, the preliminary election method largely reflects the will of the in Parliament.
This indirect election method is very susceptible to corruption, providing no direct accountability of individual candidates or "representatives" to the people.
Love the Party' Public discontent in the former British colony handed back to China in 1997 is at its highest for years over perceived interference by Beijing, with the election method for the chief executive a touchstone issue.
The constitutional amendment foresees the election of a president no more than 40 days after the official adoption of the election method.
TheHongKongand Macau Affairs Officeunder the Chinese central government'sState Councilsaid in a statement the election method was not in line with the universal suffrage method determined by the Basic Law and National People'sCongress,China's rubber-stamp parliament.
The local government, which currently must notify Beijing of any changes in the election method before implementation, has yet to consult the public about the election, including the forming of a nomination committee, the nomination and the voting procedures.
The ban imposed by the ECP even before the assemblies have been dissolved shows that they will not be allowed this particular type of election method.
This paper's examination of the legislative election method of picking judges will add more weight to the argument that the merit system comes closest to promoting the constitutional ideal of an independent, fair, and impartial judiciary.