cumulative vote


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Noun1.cumulative vote - an election in which each person has as many votes as there are positions to be filled and they can all be cast for one candidate or can be distributed in any manner
election - the act of selecting someone or something; the exercise of deliberate choice; "her election of medicine as a profession"
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But in the cumulative vote in 13 key swing states, Clinton trailed by more than 850,000 votes. 
These voters will increase the cumulative vote share of the P in urban seats across India.
"[Our vote total] was less than expected," he recently spewed in an online missive, "but the fact is that the cumulative vote for all 14 'third party' Presidential candidates on the ballot ...
And the Cumulative Vote, whereby electors could cast multiple votes in favour of one candidate if they so wished, was brought in for School Board elections in 1870.
But she argues that it would be preferable, in some cases at least, to employ such devices as the cumulative vote or the single transferable vote in a system of multimember districts overseen by election commissions whose members represent a range of politically significant groups.
Voucher or similar plans were rejected in twenty-two of them by a cumulative vote margin of about two to one.