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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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The decision to test and implement the Social Voting platform provided by Silicon Valley based Votable was not an easy one, said General Manager Courtney Rush in an interview prior to this publication; “Within the Aerospace and Defense market, smaller companies like ours do not have the resources to take advantage of latest technologies.
Therefore, this study designed votable concept maps to enhance learners' attentional behavior and attention-related brainwaves through the interaction of the voting and knowledge construction processes of concept mapping.
Malcolmson and the House Leader of the New Democratic Party, Peter Julian (New Westminster-Burnaby) appeared as witnesses before the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs to explain why Bill C-352 should be votable. At the end of the meeting the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs adopted a motion concurring in the report of the Subcommittee and ordered the Chair to present it to the House.
Upon completion of all of these transactions BSkyB will have 1,693,019,322 votable shares in issue.
The motion in question, moved by Pat Kelly (Calgary Rocky Ridge), proposed that the Finance Committee be instructed to undertake a study to prepare and bring in a bill relating to the Taxpayer Bills of Rights and the Canada Revenue Agency, and that, when a bill based on the Committee's report was introduced and read the first time, it would be automatically added to the Order of Precedence for Private Members' Business as a votable item standing in Mr.
Upon completion of all of these transactions BSkyB will have 1,693,502,380 votable shares in issue.
Ottawa--The federal government has approved changes in House of Commons procedures that will make all private members' bills and motions votable....
The basic idea was to give MPs more space in which to make proposals and to ensure those proposals would actually come to a vote, whereas earlier private member bills had to be determined to be votable. This built up to the point where MPs could present as many bills as they wanted and everything was votable.
Upon completion of all of these transactions BSkyB will have 1,694,880,902 votable shares in issue.