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plural voting

a system that enables an elector to vote more than once in an election
(in Britain before 1948) a system enabling certain electors to vote in more than one constituency
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  • Indeed, on the face of it, this system of plural voting seems nearly ideal.

    The Spell of Belgium Isabel Anderson
  • Kautsky reminds us of the plural voting, unequal electoral districts, and absence of primary and secondary elections.

    Socialism As It Is William English Walling
  • In politics it would mean the establishment of a motherhood suffrage with plural voting based on the size of the family.

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    Simeon Strunsky
  • In England it is said to have made acute the issue of plural voting.

    Creative Intelligence John Dewey, Addison W. Moore, Harold Chapman Brown, George H. Mead, Boyd H. Bode, Henry Waldgrave, Stuart James, Hayden Tufts, Horace M. Kallen

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