cumulative vote

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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

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Schemes such as the Limited Vote, the Cumulative Vote or STV were designed to ensure the representation of minority opinion and combat the perceived risk that the simple majority system, used by an expanding and unsophisticated electorate, would highlight divisions and promote social conflict -- or indeed the tyranny of the majority that Lord Hailsham was to warn of, during the 1970s, as `elective dictatorship'.
PITTSBURGH -- News From USW: The United Steelworkers (USW) announced today that a new three-year labor agreement with Ball Metal Beverage Container Operations covering some 550 workers at three locations was ratified by a cumulative vote total of 249 to 109 on Friday by rank and file workers in a secret ballot process conducted at each location.
The cumulative vote count will determine if the contract is approved.
Here, we collect the results and present the winners with the most cumulative votes.
He pointed out that recent surveys also indicate that the PML-N enjoys clear majority and that its vote bank is more than the cumulative votes of the entire opposition.
The 23-year-old singer-songwriter from New Jersey was kicked out of the game after two tied votes broken by a rules clause that throws in cumulative votes from previous tribal councils.
The blogger with the most cumulative votes at the end of the five weeks will be crowned America's Most Stylish Blogger, winning not only this prestigious title, but also:
The blogger with the most cumulative votes at the end of five weeks will be deemed America's Most Stylish Blogger