protest vote

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protest vote

nProteststimme f
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PROTEST votes are loud, and the UK's European Parliament elections heard unusually vocal anger from two groups - and it won't be easy to reconcile.
Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA.ASX) has managed to overcome protest votes at its AGM.
Even though "protest voting" is trending in this presidential election, now is no time to abstain - but in local elections, protest votes are an important way for voters to be heard.
LP spokesperson and Akbayan Representative Barry Gutierrez called Marcos an expert on protest votes and abandonment of public service, alluding to the popular 1986 uprising that ended the dictatorship of the senator's late father and namesake.
They are particularly focusing on the protest votes, which currently make up 7 percent of all votes.
IN response to the letter by Kenneth R Jarrett in which he states that he gets no pleasure from accusing UKIP voters of political ignorance, what he doesn't realise is that most UKIP votes are, in fact, protest votes, as people are disillusioned with the current government but can't see a viable option.
Launching the Lib Dem local election campaign, Mr Clegg sought to brace his party for heavy losses and acknowledged Ukip was now picking up the "protest votes" that had in the past gone to the Lib Dems when they were in opposition.
But while he will likely win protest votes, analysts said it would not be enough to topple Aliyev.
According to the New York Daily News, but a University of Georgia professor who helped organize the Darwin write-in campaign said the number of protest votes indicated that the congressman could face a tighter race with a live opponent.
Barclays, Premier Foods and Xstrata have all suffered significant protest votes in recent weeks.
Barclays, Premier Foods and Xstrata have all suffered significant protest votes in recent weeks, while Unilever, WPP and Centrica are expected to face similar revolts at their annual meetings in the coming days.
Just over half of shareholders voted against the FTSE 100 firm's pay plans, while an additional 9% withheld their vote - marking one of the biggest ever protest votes at a UK company's AGM.