floating vote


those voters collectively who are not permanently attached to any political party.

Origin of floating vote

First recorded in 1840–50

OTHER WORDS FROM floating vote

floating voter, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for floating voter

floating voter


a person who does not vote consistently for any single political party
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