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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She said she ran into teachers who said they were block voting - but who registered for the Democratic primary.
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It is a shame that those same voters have been let down by Councillor Mackey's lowering of our support for the Town Hall from "all means possible" to "emotional support" and block voting of the Conservative Party to leave our Town Hall at the mercy of Birmingham City Council with no opportunity for our town council to negotiate terms of a potential freehold transfer and lease to Sutton Coldfileld Arts and Recreational Trust (SCART).
Aside from the fake post where the Supreme Pontiff is supposedly heaping praises for Duterte, the CBCP also belied another post which claims that the Catholic Church is calling for a block voting for the administration tandem of Manuel Mar Roxas II and Ma.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Safar 27, 1437, December 09, 2015, SPA -- Brazilian lawmakers have scuffled on the floor of the legislature, pushing and shoving as they tried to block voting for the formation of a commission that will determine if impeachment proceedings against President Dilma Rousseff to a vote in the full house, AP reported.
Manila: The Philippine government called for the investigation into the abduction of ministers of an influential non-Catholic Christian organisation that could command block voting during elections, a spokesperson of President Benigno Aquino said, adding the government is hands off on the group's alleged corruption and family feud that has resulted in unprecedented leadership crisis in the sect.
Before the election, the Second National Assembly (with Jose Yulo as speaker) had passed an act providing for block voting.
However there are still complaints of block voting in eastern Europe.
Eurovision Song Contest 2014 BBC Three, Tuesday, 8pm As much as British Eurovision fans may like to moan about block voting, at least the UK (along with Spain, Germany, France, Italy and host nation Denmark) is guaranteed a place in the final next weekend.
Support The rules, which ditch block voting by unions on behalf of members, also insist leadership hopefuls have the support of one in five Labour MPs, making it harder to be a candidate.
In response to WPP chief Sir Martin Sorrell's accusations of block voting by the media Lions jury last year, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has revamped the judging process for the category.