vote-catching

vote-catching

adj
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) informal censorious relating to a means of securing votes
Translations

vote-catching

[ˈvəʊtkætʃɪŋ]
A. ADJelectoralista
B. Nelectoralismo m
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I want to believe that it is a vote-catching approach to the issue.
For which Tony Blair must take the blame, for his vote-catching methods.
However, the CWP is not just a job creation initiative or a vote-catching exercise as some members of the opposition would have you believe.
IT'S no wonder Leicester is in the running to be voted UK Capital Of Culture after unveiling its vote-catching slogan: Leicester - not as bad as you might have expected.
Anon Whatever else John Swinney comes up with in his budget on Wednesday, you can be sure there'll be a Christmas cracker filled with plenty of vote-catching goodies.
Interestingly, in his keynote speech at the ANC's 103rd anniversary bash, a feisty Jacob Zuma was accused of sounding just like Malema and stealing from the EFF book, when he spoke of de-racialisation of the economy, land redistribution, the pain of apartheid, pan-Africanism and economic freedom, using all the vote-catching revolutionary talk that propelled Malema to his current status.
Our vote-catching postures are elaborately frenetic
This is not a vote-catching statement, but one that is long overdue.
In addition, the communication calls on the EU to adopt a more ambitious approach to migration and development in its own policies and practices, in particular through the global approach to migration and mobility - taking a less vote-catching and short-termist approach - and the EU's development policy, the Agenda for change'.
But can it be a vote-catching gimmick of the PPP rulers who are, in the first place, responsible for vitiating the business prospects and lowering the annual GDP growth.
Thus for our politicians secularism in a good vote-catching device and one thus can say that our secularism is vote-based and not value-based.
Vince Cable is saying what we've all been saying for some time: if we want a vibrant, sustainable, world-beating industrial sector, then the vision must stretch well beyond the vote-catching life of a parliament.