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block vote

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(Industrial Relations & HR Terms) Brit (at a conference, esp of trade unionists) the system whereby each delegate's vote has a value in proportion to the number of people he or she represents. Compare OMOV
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Noun1.block vote - a vote proportional in magnitude to the number of people that a delegate representsblock vote - a vote proportional in magnitude to the number of people that a delegate represents
balloting, vote, voting, ballot - a choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative; "there were only 17 votes in favor of the motion"; "they allowed just one vote per person"
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block vote

n (Brit) → voto per delega
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He called on his supporters to deliver their bloc votes for the APC candidate.
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But Roxas stressed that political machinery does not necessarily translate to bloc votes.
"He has topped the popularity poll of personal votes when standing for our bureau against huge bloc votes, and he has always been an extremely respected voice in our group discussions.
But the New Komeito lawmaker showed expectations that the DPJ may agree to vote on it within this year by taking into account harsh economic conditions and enable the ruling coalition to pass it by using its two-thirds majority in the lower house during the extended session if the opposition bloc votes down the bill.
Both politicians need the huge bloc votes of car workers and have scandalously caved in to pressure from the powerful French and German motor moguls.