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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Farnsworth described his own ease of voting in person at early voting sites as an example of an alternative voting method if someone is purged from PEVL.
Voting for the lower house, the National Assembly, will be held on July 25 -- on a first-past-the-post voting method.
As long as the old voting method persists, cases of horse trading and bribing will continue.
A study out of the University of New South Wales brings a new voting method to light.
This priority voting method doesn't guarantee minority groups a position.
The Iranian interior minister also said in response to a question about the voting method to be used in the next year presidential election that "20 percent of the voting will be done through electronic systems", and the remaining 80 percent will be done manually.
The ad hoc body that will monitor the media in the electoral period will make a new attempt to adopt the rules of procedure for work since the five members failed to agree on the voting method last week.
Plurality voting--what we use now--is a voting method where you are given a slate of candidates on a ballot, and get to choose one.
Summary: Ministers exchanged accusations over the controversial waste management file Friday as the Kataeb Party released its proposed amendments to the bill and the environment minister hinted at a possible shift in the Cabinet voting method in order to resolve the crisis.
Icahn and Southeastern, together owners of a 13% stake in Dell, are opposing such change to the voting method as they believe the current standard for unaffiliated shareholder approval is a[euro]oeone of the most important and maybe the only safeguard for stockholders included in the merger agreementa[euro].
Icahn and Southeastern, together owners of a 13% stake in Dell, are opposing such change to the voting method as they believe the current standard for unaffiliated shareholder approval is "one of the most important and maybe the only safeguard for stockholders included in the merger agreement".
Participating parties in the dialogue have pledged attachment to the party-list proportional representation with the greatest remainders and the principle of cooptation for candidacies as a voting method in the next elections, Riahi said, adding that the methods of applying this rule will be discussed in a plenary session by the National Constituent Assembly (NCA).