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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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It was the third week in a row that Sharon's coalition was unable to muster a simple majority to vote down such motions.
All Canadians who uphold the principles of parliamentary democracy should direct their respective MPs to vote down the draft bill on gay-marriage that the Chretien government has submitted for approval to our overweening judicial masters on the Supreme Court of Canada.
To get moderate Republicans to vote down the NEA, House Speaker Newt Gingrich proposed state block grants, he house voted against the NEA.
Congress can vote down the president's request, but he can veto Congress's vote.