block vote


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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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I believe that people will understand that they need to continue to block vote in order to have a government of the party political nature they wish to see, with the back benchers being additional representatives of that party.
The front page of the ECHO on this day in 1989 reported on a bitter deselection battle in his constituency, in which Field was ousted by union official Paul Davies under the since-discontinued 'union block vote'.
Conversely it makes difficult for citizens to vote where they work and where they could cast a vote based on policy rather than just adding to the ethnic block vote of their home area.
Currently sitting Labour MPs face a "trigger ballot" where each local branch, union branch and affiliated society branch in their constituency gets a block vote on whether to keep them before a general election.
Tamawy said that there are many demands requested to bank on the block vote system which allowed its candidates to hold only about 120 seats of the current Parliament's 596 seats in the 2015 election, based on article no.
In the spirit of the block vote, he encouraged teachers to give their vote to Democratic candidate Mike Collier in the general election.
Despite most opposition members voting against the higher-tier pay scale it was passed by the predictable block vote of the Independent Group supported unanimously by the Tory group.
Ordinary members have the right to vote their own way - there is no more block vote, we have democracy in the Labour party, so please let the members make their own minds up.
The post Authorities block vote for new opposition challenger to Turkey's Erdogan appeared first on Cyprus Mail .
There are fears a block vote from Eastern Europe could win the day for Belarus while the scale of the 15,000-seater Minsk Arena could trump the 5000 seats at the Emirates Arena which lacks money-spinning executive boxes.
This comes after the Likud block agreed with the president of Yisrael Beiteinu to support Robert Ilatov (Yisrael Beiteinu) in his election campaign to become a member of the Committee which runs the selection process of judges, as opposed to a Yisrael Beitenu block vote (6 Knesset members) in secret elections on the nomination of a member of the Likud bloc, Nurit Corinne, the same committee.
Ed Miliband was elected by the union's block vote but was still not left wing enough for the Scots, but if Labour wants to win England they need to move towards the centre, as did New Labour under Tony Blair.