In the first round vote on the 19th article, 337 MPs voted
in favor, 69 voted
At the same time, the body that so lopsidedly voted
for the PATRIOT Act in 2001 is bucking pressure from the Bush administration by voting to scale it back.
But newly enfranchised women voted
in much smaller numbers than men.
The board believes that if it is doing a good job for its shareholders, then it will continue to be voted
back year after year, thus providing the continuity and experience it wanted to retain in the first place.
The Republicans claimed that they had evidence that some people there had voted
up to four times under different names.
In the final vote, which was taken by orders, 11 clergy voted
against the move, and eight voted
The vote tabulation shows 21 states voted
to continue the check-off, but negative votes in 15 other states -- most of which are in the western Corn Belt -- were enough to swing the pendulum the other way.
From 1980 on, they have always voted
the same way -- for the national winner.
The tallies show that 479 members in the 480-member House of Representatives voted
, with 240 votes constituting a majority.
In fact, the Alumax board often voted
by class on various matters, although other matters were determined using the weighted voting structure.
Thus, the voter in Amman's second District cast three ballots for the three designated seats in that district, while a voter in the Irbid governorate voted
for nine candidates corresponding to its nine designated seats.
The parliament debated and voted
the 14th, 15th, 16th and 17th articles of the bill on Wednesday.