preferential voting


noun

a system of voting designed to permit the voter to indicate an order of preference for the candidates on the ballot.

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CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THIS MIDDLE SCHOOL PART OF SPEECH QUIZ!

How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
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In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.

Origin of preferential voting

First recorded in 1865–70
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British Dictionary definitions for preferential voting

preferential voting

noun

a system of voting in which the electors signify their choices, as of candidates, in order of preference
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