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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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Constitutional Affairs Secretary Stephen Lam warned at the beginning of the marathon council session that voting down the proposal to double the size of the 800-member Election Committee responsible for choosing the chief executive ''will bring negative effects on the promotion of constitutional development in the future and on implementing universal suffrage.
Why doesn't this concern carry over into the voting booth where the reality is we're electing more and more anti-education legislators and voting down most help for school systems?
But the LDP and its two coalition partners -- the New Komeito party and the New Conservative Party -- said in voting down the complaint motion that there is no decisive evidence that Suzuki committed perjury in his sworn testimony to the Diet.
Today, May 2002, you are given a chance to begin the reversal of this disastrous course of action by voting down the use of embryonic stem-cells.