OMOV


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OMOV

(ˈəʊmɒv) or

omov

n acronym for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) one member one vote: a voting system in which each voter has one vote to cast. Compare block vote
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This followed a consultation which an overwhelming majority of submissions had opted for an unweighted OMOV system.
The weekend meeting agreed to emulate a campaign of years ago, which successfully secured OMOV elections to the WEC itself.
OMOV also seeks to remove the structural relationship between the NDP and labour.
The culture of local parties was already being transformed as the effect of OMOV (one member one vote) gave members greater influence over annual elections to the NEC constituency section and the selection of parliamentary candidates.
Third, the introduction of OMOV in the selection of parliamentary candidates means that political levy payers in affiliated unions now vote on the same basis as individual party members, not as union delegates.
Under the OMOV scheme, MPs would still have the power to have a vote of no confidence in our leader and would retain the sole right to initiate a leadership contest.
It was passed only because the Manufacturing, Scientific and Finance Union (MSF) so strongly supported an increase of women's representation that it abstained rather than cast its votes against OMOV to which it was opposed.
This followed a consultation in which an overwhelming majority of submissions had opted for an unweighted OMOV system, in preference to a college.
The weekend meeting agreed to emulate a campaign of 20 years ago, which successfully secured OMOV elections to the WEC itself.
in which the OMOV ballot would follow a "primary" in which MPs would select candidates and whittle them down through votes to a shortlist of an agreed length.
The adoption of OMOV and preferential voting meant that, by contrast with 1992, both could have entered the contest without splitting the `moderniser' vote and ceding the leadership to a `traditionalist' left-wing candidate.
The remainder went to individual members voting by OMOV.