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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A special conference of Welsh Labour took place in September where delegates decided to change the electoral system for party leaders and deputy leaders to OMOV.
It is understood that more than 30 of the 40 Constituency Labour Parties in Wales have told a consultation exercise run by Lord Paul Murphy that they back OMOV.
But four leading unions are resisting a switch to OMOV, arguing it is important that the historic link between unions and Labour should be maintained - even though Jeremy Corbyn and Richard Leonard were elected leaders of UK Labour and Scottish Labour in OMOV ballots.
Second, the work of the ISME Constitution, Bylaw, and Policy Review Committee (CBPRC) informed the wording of both resolutions as a means for clarifying the relationship between the ISME Board and INAC while pursuing OMOV to reconcile the fact that ISME is a society of members, not of nations, and that members ought to have each their own vote.
Diane Hayter describes how they organised in the 1980s to reverse the gains of the left in the Bennite era, around the issues of OMOV and campaigning for the expulsion of the Militant.
OMOV also seeks to remove the structural relationship between the NDP and labour.
But apart from OMOV victory (see below) the party was substantially still the one that lost in 1992.
The revelation demonstrates that the party has fallen short of its pledge to run an election according to the principle of "one member, one vote" (OMOV).
The conference ismeant to settle a bitter disputebetween those who want Welsh Labour's new leader to be elected on the basis of "one member, one vote" (Omov) and those who want to keep a variation of the existing electoral college system, which has been branded undemocratic.
FOUR leading trade unions have made it clear they will resist moves to "bounce" Welsh Labour into accepting "one member, one vote" (OMOV) as the way to choose Carwyn Jones' successor.
Labour activists from across Wales have launched a campaign to challenge the decision of the party's Welsh Executive Committee (WEC) to reject the one member, one vote (OMOV) arrangement now used to elect leaders of the UK Labour Party.
In 1993, John Smith, our brilliant Labour leader, looked like he was going to be defeated at the party conference on his plan to bring in a limited form of OMOV.