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floating vote

noun
1.
those voters collectively who are not permanently attached to any political party.
Origin of floating vote
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50
Related forms
floating voter, noun
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  • This was the great opportunity of Ames and his floating vote.

    The Boss and the Machine Samuel P. Orth
  • They merely show the efforts that are being made to capture the floating vote which will finally decide in any election.

    The Affable Stranger Peter McArthur

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