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Vote

To make a choice along with other parties asked to make the same choice. In business and finance, voting is most often associated with electing directors and setting company policies at the annual meeting of shareholders. In order to be able to vote under these circumstances, one must hold voting stock. The right to vote gives the holder of voting stock a great deal of control over the company. In democratic forms of government, voters elect politicians, who may promote certain business or financial policies as part of their platform. In turn, bodies of elected politicians often vote on proposed policies or programs.
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Cast your whole vote, not a strip of paper merely, but your whole influence.
There are many reasons why I am not grieved, O men of Athens, at the vote of condemnation.
Sophistry may reply, that sovereigns are equal, and that a majority of the votes of the States will be a majority of confederated America.
Every Order, Resolution, or Vote to which the Concurrence of the Senate and House of Representatives may be necessary (except on a question of Adjournment) shall be presented to the President of the United States; and before the Same shall take Effect, shall be approved by him, or being disapproved by him, shall be repassed by two thirds of the Senate and House of Representatives, according to the Rules and Limitations prescribed in the Case of a Bill.
I am glad to add, however, that at the present time the disposition to vote against the white man merely because he is white is largely disappearing, and the race is learning to vote from principle, for what the voter considers to be for the best interests of both races.
I only wanted to tell you that if you vote for your arsenic-man, you are not to cut me in consequence.
It was all such plain-sailing for him, she pointed out; he did not like this Home Rule, and therefore he must vote against it.
It was on a warm California afternoon, and I had ridden down into the Valley of the Moon from the ranch to the little village to vote Yes and No to a host of proposed amendments to the Constitution of the State of California.
One great factor that helped to swell the socialist vote was the destruction of Hearst.
She says if women were allowed to vote we would soon see a blessed change.
At most, they give only a cheap vote, and a feeble countenance and Godspeed, to the right, as it goes by them.
They were even, some of them, going to vote for him, and purposely to let him get a good many votes, so that the enemy might be thrown off the scent, and when a candidate of the other side was put up, they too might give him some votes.