informal vote


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informal vote

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Austral and NZ an invalid vote or ballot
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Guterres received 11 "encourage" votes, two "discourage" votes and two "no opinion" during the secret informal vote by the 15-member Security Council, a slightly weaker showing than in the first round last month.
Mr Fallon said that following an informal vote in November which saw a majority in favour of the plans, the Government will be asking Parliament to approve them "soon".
On November 9, 2014, over 80 percent of Catalan voters supported secession from Spain in an informal vote on independence for the region where an estimated 40 percent turnout.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran's chief negotiator, won an informal vote of confidence in parliament on Tuesday after hard-liners forced him to answer questions on the nuclear talks.
The Spanish government has so far refused to allow a binding referendum on independence, but in an informal vote in Catalonia last month, 81 percent supported secession.
An informal vote on independence for Catalonia has shown more than 80 per cent in favour, officials say.
BRUSSELS, Nov 10 (KUNA) -- The EU Monday declined to comment on an informal vote on independence for Catalonia in Spain held yesterday.
But the Yeni Safak daily, which has close contacts with the AKP, said Erdogan had already put the issue to an informal vote at a closed-door meeting with top party members this week.
They backed an earlier informal vote, by 800,000 Hong Kongers, to elect the city's next leader, New York Times reported.
Nothing has been decided yet but a proposal to ban diesel cars that don't meet recent Euro 6 emission standards and petrol ones that don't meet Euro 4 has already won an informal vote.
From Back Page yesterday ended in dispute after an informal vote on the SPL's reconstructions plans failed to bring agreement.
A parish council spokeswoman said: "Being an informal vote it has determined nothing more than that there is a cross section of consent for making such a move.
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