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.
34) Racial bloc voting is almost by definition about discreteness: It
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.
Voting cluster analysis to analyze bloc voting by legislators and other voting patterns not always apparent from day-to-day observation,
Carroll was the coach of Linda Fratianne in the 1980 Olympics when she lost a highly controversial gold medal to East Germany's Anett Poetzsch, amid strong allegations of Eastern Bloc voting.
Bloc voting by larger internationals killed an attempt by the California Nurses Association to give the new party a simple, unequivocal position on the issue: "The Labor Party supports safe and legal abortion.
Maybe we, individually, will decide which is the better person for mayor of the city of Los Angeles - not by bloc voting, but by individual thinking voters.
The condemnations the authority should be working on is condemnation of the apparent conflict of interest on this very issue; condemnation of the lack of regard to the quality of life of Burbank residents directly impacted by airport expansion without first addressing some of their legitimate concerns and requests; and condemnation of the lock-step bloc voting by the majority of the authority on actions that could resolve many of the conflicts between Burbank residents and the airport as well as the secrecy in which many issues and actions are taken - without knowledge of authority members.
THE Eurovision Song Contest was blasted yesterday after Serbia triumphed thanks to the Eastern bloc voting pact - again.