After the United States, Japan is the second largest stakeholder in the weighted ballot
at the IMF.
The National Society, made up of 63 critics from across the country, held its annual awards meeting at Sardi's Restaurant in New York, with 49 members voting, using a weighted ballot
I am at a loss to see how this is an unfairly weighted ballot
"Jitney" pulled slightly ahead in this second, weighted ballot, and the vote was confirmed by a final voice vote between the two.
But the total for "Contact" was not the majority required to secure the award, and a second, weighted ballot found "Contact" and "James Joyce's The Dead" neck and neck.
The AMPAS Actors Branch selects nominees by weighted ballot. As with all competitive categories, the general membership selects the winner.
The AMPAS Directors Branch selects the nominees by weighted ballot, with the general membership voting for the winner.
Sound editors and post-production mixers in the Sound Branch vote for nominees by weighted ballot. The seven pics receiving the highest votes are then invited to screen excerpts for the sound-effects editing award panel.
The fact that some union members and staff may not even be active within the NDP, yet could end up with "weighted ballots
" worth many times the value of the "normal" ballots of other union members, smacks of elitism.
Holding explained the weighted ballots
-- determined primarily by members' dues based on their volume -- applied to public-policy decisions.