straight voting

straight voting
Allows shareholder to cast all of the shareholder's votes for each candidate for the Board of Directors. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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  • straight voting — n: a system of voting for corporate directors in which each shareholder may cast one vote for each share of stock owned for each seat in contention compare cumulative voting Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Straight voting — A shareholder may cast all of his votes for each candidate for the board of directors. The New York Times Financial Glossary …   Financial and business terms

  • Straight-ticket voting — Voting for candidates of the same party for multiple positions is called straight ticket voting. For instance, if a member of the Democratic Party in the United States votes for every candidate from President, Senator, Representative, Governor,… …   Wikipedia

  • straight-ticket — ˌstraight ˈticket ; adjective • straight ticket voting Main entry: ↑straight ticketderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • Voting machine — Election technology Certification of voting machines Independent Testing Authority (ITA) NVLAP VVSG End to end auditable voting systems Help America Vote Act Independent verific …   Wikipedia

  • Voting — Vote redirects here. For the Finno Ugric people, see Votes …   Wikipedia

  • straight — straight1 [ streıt ] adjective ** ▸ 1 not bending/curving ▸ 2 not leaning ▸ 3 honest and true ▸ 4 information: correct ▸ 5 without interruption ▸ 6 serious ▸ 7 voting for one party ▸ 8 drink: not mixed ▸ 9 about person ▸ 10 clean and neat ▸ 11… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Voting at Melodifestivalen — There have been many voting systems used at Melodifestivalen over the course of its history. The Swedish broadcasters have experimented with various techniques over the years including splitting the juries by age, regional voting and an expert… …   Wikipedia

  • straight ticket — noun a ballot cast by a voter who votes for all the candidates of one party • Ant: ↑split ticket • Hypernyms: ↑vote, ↑ballot, ↑voting, ↑balloting * * * noun : a ballot cast for all the candidates of one party compare …   Useful english dictionary

  • voting — noun a choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative (Freq. 9) there were only 17 votes in favor of the motion they allowed just one vote per person • Syn: ↑vote, ↑ballot, ↑balloting • Derivationally related… …   Useful english dictionary

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