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Ballot

The document distributed at the annual meeting to shareholders of record who wish to vote their shares in person.

Ballot

A document on which a shareholder records his/her preference for a decision, especially in elections for the board of directors. The ballot may represent one vote per shareholder, but more commonly, it represents one vote per share, giving persons and companies with more shares greater say. Ballots may be filled electronically, over the phone, or in person on paper. They are used at the annual meeting of shareholders and other meetings the company may call. See also: Proxy Ballot.
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Further examination revealed Bays had added Conservative votes to both ballot papers.
The ballot papers are for people who have apparently moved house in Redcar and Cleveland and not provided the council with details of their new address.
Barbara Lines from the Electoral Commission, the independent elections watchdog, has also advised voters to make sure they return their ballot papers promptly.
Alternatively they can put the second ballot paper into a fresh envelope and send it to Electoral Services, Civic Centre, NE99 2BN.
The CPI(M) political bureau member Yechury also added that many countries in the world had already returned to the Ballot Paper system after the EVMs were found unreliable.
Apologising for any inconvenience, he added: "The lilac Community Council ballot paper also included in the postal voting pack is correct and is valid.
But before they arrived, Gamble ate the ballot paper.
But Mr Harden claim that the ballot paper was "confusing" as it clearly favours the board members.
Polling station staff will give you ballot papers for the local elections and, if you are eligible to vote in the UK-wide referendum, a ballot paper for that too.
I SEE in Tom Bodden's column of Daily Post (March 20 edition) that Gareth Jones, the Plaid Cymru candidate for Aberconwy in the forthcoming Welsh Assembly elections has registered himself as the "Save Llandudno Hospital" candidate and that this slogan will appear next to his name on the ballot paper.
A SCOT staged a unique protest in an English polling booth yesterday - he ate his ballot paper.