those voters collectively who are not permanently attached to any political party.
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- floating rib,
- floating screed,
- floating spleen,
- floating stock,
- floating supply,
- floating voter,
- floating-point representation,
- floating-rate note,
Origin of floating vote
First recorded in 1840–50
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a person who does not vote consistently for any single political party
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