plural voting


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plural voting

n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a system that enables an elector to vote more than once in an election
2. (Historical Terms) (in Britain before 1948) a system enabling certain electors to vote in more than one constituency
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plural voting

nPluralwahlrecht nt, → Mehrstimmenwahlrecht nt
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Plural Voting for the Twenty-First Century, THOMAS MULLIGAN
Plural voting was not an issue in the 1902 debate, and the Act did not force States without woman suffrage to introduce it.
However, plural voting took a long time to die, even in countries we hold up as models of democracy.
The Education Bill was killed, so was the plural voting bill; a licensing bill was not even brought in, a clutch of land bills were killed or crippled, but not, ironically, the Trades Disputes Act, itself re-shaped by a Labour amendment, which would invest the trade union movement with powers not unlike those of the unreformed House of Lords.