informal vote


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informal vote

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Austral and NZ an invalid vote or ballot
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Citing yesterday's attendance, the opposition leaders described it as an informal vote on the motion of no-confidence and described it as a 'proof' that their motion would sail through Senate if put to vote.
Citing Thursday's attendance, the opposition leaders on Friday described it as an informal vote on the motion of no-confidence and described it as 'proof' that their motion would sail through Senate if put to the vote.
Citing yesterday's attendance, the opposition leaders today described it as an informal vote on the motion of no-confidence and described it as 'proof' that their motion would sail through Senate if put to the vote.
They dumped Duncan, who offered his resignation after an informal vote of no confidence and gave less notice than a produce manager at a grocery store.
Portugal's former prime minister Antonio Guterres took the lead in the first informal vote last month to select the next secretary-general, followed closely by Danilo Turk, the former president of Slovenia.
Mr Fallon said that following an informal vote in November which saw a majority in favour of the plans, the Government will be asking Parliament to approve them "soon".
On November 9, 2014, over 80 percent of Catalan voters supported secession from Spain in an informal vote on independence for the region where an estimated 40 percent turnout.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran's chief negotiator, won an informal vote of confidence in parliament on Tuesday after hard-liners forced him to answer questions on the nuclear talks.
The Spanish government has so far refused to allow a binding referendum on independence, but in an informal vote in Catalonia last month, 81 percent supported secession.
An informal vote on independence for Catalonia has shown more than 80 per cent in favour, officials say.
BRUSSELS, Nov 10 (KUNA) -- The EU Monday declined to comment on an informal vote on independence for Catalonia in Spain held yesterday.
They backed an earlier informal vote, by 800,000 Hong Kongers, to elect the city's next leader, New York Times reported.
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