swinging voter


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swinging voter

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) informal Austral and NZ a person who does not vote consistently for any single political party. Also called (esp in Britain): floating voter
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I am a so-called 'swinging voter' and resent this constant assault on my intelligence, especially when it is to the detriment of good non-political articles.
I am a swinging voter and over the years neither of the 'big' parties have even come close to acknowledging them, in any shape or form.
Swinging voters perceive Labor not so much by the Hawke record, but rather by the contribution made by the prime ministerships of Gough Whitlam and Paul Keating.