Definition of Overvote. Meaning of Overvote. Synonyms of Overvote

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Definition of Overvote

Overvote
Overvote O`ver*vote", v. t. To outvote; to outnumber in votes given. [R.] --Eikon Basilike.

Meaning of Overvote from wikipedia

- An overvote occurs when one votes for more than the maximum number of selections allowed in a contest. The result is a spoiled vote which is not included...
- and overvotes (votes made with more than one choice marked). The organization analyzed 61,190 undervotes and 113,820 overvotes. Of those overvotes, 68...
- including overvotes as well as undervotes. Subsequent statements by Judge Lewis and internal court do****ents support the likelihood of including overvotes in...
- 357 N/A Write-ins 0.25 15 Maximum possible threshold 3,104 Valid votes 6,071 Undervotes 132 Overvotes 3 Turnout 30.99% 6,206 Registered voters 20,027...
- provide a voter-verified audit trail by default. Tabulators can detect overvotes at the poll so that the voter can be given the opportunity to correct...
- undervote and an overvote in the analyses and reports mentioned above. Mochán's article reports almost three times as many undervotes as overvotes in the aggregated...
- to fill in undervoted contests with votes for a desired candidate or to overvote and spoil votes for undesired candidates). This shortcoming motivated the...
- Socialist Workers Party presidential electors. Technically, these were overvotes, and should not have counted for either the major party candidates or...
- undervoting rate of 0.1% in US Senate elections and 1.6% in US House elections; overvotes were much rarer. Some paper-based voting systems and most DRE voting machines...
- appropriate candidates or measures. The machine is configured to prevent overvotes by locking out other candidates when one candidate's lever is turned down...
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