Definition of Voting. Meaning of Voting. Synonyms of Voting

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Definition of Voting

Voting
Vote Vote, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Voted; p. pr. & vb. n. Voting.] [Cf. F. voter.] To express or signify the mind, will, or preference, either viva voce, or by ballot, or by other authorized means, as in electing persons to office, in passing laws, regulations, etc., or in deciding on any proposition in which one has an interest with others. The vote for a duelist is to assist in the prostration of justice, and, indirectly, to encourage the crime. --L. Beecher. To vote on large principles, to vote honestly, requires a great amount of information. --F. W. Robertson.
Voting
Voting Vot"ing, a. & n. from Vote, v. Voting paper, a form of ballot containing the names of more candidates than there are offices to be filled, the voter making a mark against the preferred names. [Eng.]

Meaning of Voting from wikipedia

- by voting in an election: a way for an electorate to elect, i.e., choose, among several candidates for rule. In a representative democracy voting is the...
- electronic voting machines. Traditionally, a voting machine has been defined by its mechanism, and whether the system tallies votes at each voting location...
- Ranked voting, also known as ranked-choice voting or preferential voting, refers to any voting system in which voters use a ranked (or preferential) ballot...
- district and may be referred to as winner-takes-all, bloc voting or plurality block voting. The system is still used to elect members of a legislative...
- Postal voting is voting in an election where ballot papers are distributed to electors (and typically returned) by post, in contrast to electors voting in...
- multi-member constituencies, plurality voting is referred to as block voting, multiple non-transferable vote or plurality-at-large. This takes two main...
- Compulsory voting, also called mandatory voting, is the requirement in some countries that eligible citizens register and vote in elections. Penalties...
- plurality voting or SMP; sometimes called choose-one voting for single-member districts, in contrast to ranked choice voting), voters cast their vote for a...
- the alternative vote (AV), preferential voting, single transferable voting (New Zealand), or, in the United States, ranked-choice voting (RCV), though these...
- ****ulative voting (also ac****ulation voting, weighted voting or multi-voting) is a multiple-winner cardinal voting method intended to promote more proportional...