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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On July 29, when the Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office, a cabinet-level agency under China's State Council, held its first ever press conference, a reporter asked if there would be electoral changes "to alleviate the current pressure." The answer, in brief, was no: "The election method in Hong Kong is stipulated by the Basic Law .
'The school administrations topped teaching normal syllabus to the students and switched over them to political syllabus in which election method and respect of vote and mechanism of election was taught to students- this is how the democracy is being strengthened in European countries while in country democracy and democratic forces were being maligned,' he deplored.
1) The existing CoS (Center-of-Stimulus) election method cannot ensure that only one CoS node will be elected for an event on all occasions, and there may be multiple reports of an event to be delivered to the sink, which will incur high communication overhead.
This section discusses the constitutional development of the Election Clause by explaining when and how Congress assumed power over federal elections and prohibited any election method other than single-member districts, as well as the Supreme Court's position on Article I, Section 4 and electoral questions.
He said due to flaws in indirect election system the US also changed election method for Senate from indirect to direct one, as it lessens the chances of horse-trading.
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.
But now we have nothing." '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.

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