Block voting

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Block voting

Describes a group of shareholders banding together to vote their shares in a single block.

Block Voting

A voting system where a large number of shareholders band together and vote the same way with all of their shares. This gives the block more leverage over shareholder votes. Block voting should not be confused with a block trade, which is a different concept altogether.
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After reviewing fifty-seven years of territorial voting, Lind determined that charges of racial bloc voting were unwarranted.
8) In short, the LULAC court rejected the notion that a mete correlation between race and vote could demonstrate legally significant racial bloc voting.
34) Racial bloc voting is almost by definition about discreteness: It
79) But the effects of racial bloc voting extend beyond the mere defeat of the black community's candidates of choice.
Douglas Wilder, "it has been virtually impossible for blacks to elect their own in mostly white districts because of racial bloc voting.
Using similar reasoning as the Fifth Circuit in Jones and McMillan and the Eleventh Circuit in Marengo and Dallas County, the Gingles Court placed importance on the degree of racial bloc voting in vote-dilution cases.
The Republican National Committee has also been active on this front, calculating that racial bloc voting would facilitate the organization of the white South - an effort that achieved some success in the 1994 elections.
The Court also believed that creating racial districts has harmful societal effects by exacerbating racial bloc voting and suggesting to elected officials that their primary obligation is to represent only members of their own race (Shaw v.
The INC, which is known for bloc voting, had endorsed Marcos.
Sadly the bloc voting from the eastern countries has ruined the event in recent years.
To promote talent over politically and geographically motivated bloc voting, professional judges now account for 50% of a performer's score.
The argument often used against adopting such a system here that it will be harmful to democracy can be easily disproved when you consider no soldier died for an ideal of bloc voting, lobbyists, cash for questions and even more cash for supper at Downing Street.