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OTHER WORDS FROM absentee voteabsentee voter, noun
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In-person early voting wasn't really controversial enough to ask about until 2020, when Republicans began to argue that Election Day itself should keep its primacy and excuses should be required for early or absentee votes.The Trailer: A Texas free-for-all, as twenty-three candidates battle for a swing House seat|David Weigel|April 22, 2021|Washington Post
In the 2016 presidential election, absentee votes led many to think that Hillary Clinton was favored to win the state of Iowa.Why a strong early vote for Democrats in Georgia’s Senate runoffs doesn’t mean they’ll win|Lenny Bronner|January 1, 2021|Washington Post
The General Assembly also approved setting aside $2 million for prepaid postage on mail-in ballots and instructing registrars to allow voters to correct ballot errors that might keep an absentee vote from being counted.Virginia voting guide: What to know about early voting, mail-in ballots|Antonio Olivo, Patricia Sullivan|October 28, 2020|Washington Post
Weiss is likely to get confirmed even as Warren and a handful of other progressive Democrats vote no.Sen. Warren’s Main Street Crusade to Pressure Clinton|Eleanor Clift|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Asian-Americans may vote for Democrats now, but they are a highly persuadable—and growing—part of the electorate.
In 1992, Republican George H.W. Bush won the Asian-American vote by 24 points.
By 2012, Democratic President Barack Obama owned the Asian-American vote, winning it by 47 percentage points.
But after winning 55 percent of the white vote, Duke had a database of supporters some politicians coveted.
The bill to remove the civil disabilities of the Jews rejected in the British parliament by a vote of 288 to 165.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
They can, and they will, vote themselves and their friends or adherents into the good jobs and the high places.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
Only a creditor who owns a demand or provable claim can vote at creditors' meetings.
If a portion of a creditor's debt is secured and a portion is unsecured, he may vote on the unsecured portion.
An appeal by a member of a subordinate lodge from a vote of expulsion does not abate by his death while the appeal is pending.