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multiple voting

noun
1.
the casting of ballots in more than one constituency in one election, as in England before the election reform of 1918.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05
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Examples from the web for multiple voting
  • Most polling booths opened for only an hour to prevent multiple voting.
  • There were also reports of army involvement in ballot stuffing, multiple voting, and theft of ballot boxes.
  • It also has revealed isolated instances of fraudulent or multiple voting and improper or duplicate registrations.
  • Two procedures are used to protect against possible multiple voting.
  • It was prospective in nature only, generally grandfathering in existing multiple voting capitalization structures.
  • Opposition candidates also charged that the ruling party engaged in vote buying, multiple voting, and ballot stuffing.
  • There were also charges of vote buying, multiple voting, and ballot stuffing.
  • The multiple voting shares, often held by founders as a means to retain control, grant multiple votes per share.
  • These included instances of voter list fraud, multiple voting, voter intimidation and ballot box stuffing.
British Dictionary definitions for multiple voting

multiple voting

noun
1.
the practice of voting in more than one constituency in the same election
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