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" Each voter has as many votes as there are members to be elected, and may give them all to one candidate. "
Science - Page 447
edited by - 1886
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Political Science Quarterly, Volume 2

1887 - 732 pages
...election of members of the schoolboard — provision is made for minority representation. Each voter has as many votes as there are members to be elected, and may distribute them among the candidates as he sees fit. This rule was adopted in order to secure the repre1 The union...
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Hazell's Annual ... a Cyclopædic Record of Men and Topics of the Day ...

1887 - 692 pages
...to vote for common councilmen in the City of London, or for vestrymen in other districts. Each voter has as many votes as there are members to be elected, and may give them all to one candidate. Outside the Metropolis the school board must number not less than five,...
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The Arena, Volume 41

1909 - 632 pages
...Proportional Representation. In the earlier stages (in fact, it is the practice in some Swiss cantons to-day) each elector has as many votes as there are members to be elected, and he may distribute those votes over the whole of the candidates nominated; selecting, if he desire,...
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A Handbook for Women Engaged in Social and Political Work

Helen Blackburn - 1895 - 140 pages
...the arrangements are to be noted : — In School Board Elections the cumulative vote continues, ie, each elector has as many votes as there are members to be elected, and may give all to one, or otherwise distribute them as he pleases. In Parochial and Poor Law Guardian Elections...
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The Citizen, Volume 1

1896 - 324 pages
...cumulative voting, and in some cases as many as fifteen members are chosen in one district. Each voter has as many votes as there are members to be elected, and he can distribute his votes as he chooses. The object aimed at there is to give the different interests,...
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Proportional Representation

John Rogers Commons - 1896 - 316 pages
...scrutin de liste," or the general ticket. Under this method each constituency elects several members, each elector has as many votes as there are members to be elected, and those candidates are declared successful whose votes stand at the head of the list. In this way the...
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Local Government

William Blake Odgers - 1899 - 306 pages
...default," or has become unnecessary. At a School Board election every ratepayer is entitled to vote. He has as many votes as there are members to be elected, and he may distribute his votes as he pleases,—that is to say, if he likes he may give the whole of his...
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Proportional Representation: A Means for the Improvement of Municipal ...

Matthias Nace Forney, John Forrest Dillon - 1900 - 82 pages
...cumulative voting, and in some cases as many as fifteen members are chosen in one district. Each voter has as many votes as there are members to be elected, and he can distribute his votes as he chooses. The object aimed at there is to give the different interests,...
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Proportional Representation Applied to Party Government: A New Electoral System

Thomas Ramsden Ashworth, H. P. C. Ashworth - 1901 - 246 pages
...General Ticket, or scrutin de liste, is in general use when there is more than one seat to be filled. Each elector has as many votes as there are members to be elected, and the highest on the list, to the number of representatives required, are successful. Dealing first with...
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Report of the South African Association for the Advancement of Science, Volume 6

South African Association for the Advancement of Science - 1909 - 466 pages
...be returned, but can only give one vote to any one candidate. (d) The "cumulative vote," under which each elector has as many votes as there are members to be elected in his constituency, and may either "cumulate" them all on one candidate, or divide them between the...
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