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card vote

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Brit a vote by delegates, esp at a trade-union conference, in which each delegate's vote counts as a vote by all his or her constituents
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card vote

n (Brit) → voto (palese) per delega
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Dembrow countered that SB 932 and the drivers' card vote are two "separate issues.
The amendment, which was lost following a full card vote of delegates, also set out four key demands - an end to performance-related pay, a pension age of 60 for teachers, a PS2,000 pay rise for all teachers and a "significant" reduction in working hours.
But after the public got behind him he won a wild card vote into the North England and Scotland area finals this weekend in Dewsbury.
KNOWN FOR: His crippling nerves, getting the public's wild card vote and Tulisa's charge that he is cheesier than Stilton.
LAST week the City Council meeting was attended by new chief executive, Ged Fitzgerald who, when calling a card vote, called councillors by their surnames.
Unlike in parliament, where a record is kept of howMPs vote on every issue, no data is kept on how individual councillors vote unless a card vote is requested.
Those who came along to Ponteland's Memorial Hall were asked to indicate their preference in a card vote, with 77% supporting the package of measures put forward by MKP.
And now, in the 2009 contest, Birmingham outfit The Scarlet Harlots have the chance to emulate the success of Envy & Other Sins after winning last week's wild card vote to compete in Sunday's semi final.
A leadership election in Government can only be held if requested by a majority of party conference on a card vote, only Labour MPs can trigger the process and the NEC is confident most MPs know their responsibilities under the rules.
They require 20% of the parliamentary party, 72 MPs, to demand a contest and that must be backed by a card vote at Labour's annual conference.
The result of a card vote taken yesterday and announced today showed 63.
Part of the Donald dynasty that led the club to its glory years, he had to rely on a proxy card vote to avoid a humiliating exit.