plural voting

  1. a system that enables an elector to vote more than once in an election

  2. (in Britain before 1948) a system enabling certain electors to vote in more than one constituency

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How to use plural voting in a sentence

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

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  • More marked this cultured mannerism when announcing immediate introduction of Bill prohibiting plural voting.

  • Kautsky reminds us of the plural voting, unequal electoral districts, and absence of primary and secondary elections.

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  • Indeed, on the face of it, this system of plural voting seems nearly ideal.

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  • It will destroy plural voting, which now allows a freeholder to vote in every district where he holds land.