I'm not a citizen of the county, so I can't vote for you.
If I lived here, I'd probably even vote for you.
Don't vote for me out of sympathy.
It's a wonder anyone would vote for him.
Then for sure I wouldn't vote for you.
Does this mean you're going to vote for me?
"I may even vote for you myself!" she said with a smile as they rolled forward.
"I sure did vote for him," Fred answered smugly, looking from one to the other.
Someone paid you to vote for Roosevelt?
In that body he sat as quietly as he had done in the National Assembly, but on the occasion of the king's trial he had to speak, and then only to give his vote for the death of Louis.
At the same time the Senate interpreted the law so as to exclude all but heads of families actually engaged in farming from the vote for the Duma.
Elected to the National Assembly, he retired from Bordeaux with Henri Rochefort and others until such time as the "parricidal" vote for peace should be annulled.
It was declared that he had long lived in England, and in only one case (1896) had he been able to vote for a presidential candidate.
There is a supreme court consisting of a chief justice and four associates, elected by popular vote for eight years, and a superior or circuit court, composed of sixteen judges elected by the people in each of sixteen districts for a term of eight years.
Since 18 9 4 women who possess the usual qualifications required of men may vote for and be voted for as members of boards of education.
The chief township authority is the board of trustees of three members, elected by popular vote for two years.
Women vote for school committee men (categories as above, 95.18, 59.62, 76.49%).
He refused to vote for the death of Louis XVI., alleging that the nation had no right to despatch a vanquished prisoner.
led some of the cardinals to vote for Pecci, since his age (within a few days of sixty-eight) and health warranted the expectation that his reign would be comparatively brief; but he had for years been known as one of the few "papable" cardinals; and although his long seclusion at Perugia had caused his name to be little known outside Italy, there was a general belief that the conclave had selected a man who was a prudent statesman as well as a devout churchman; and Newman (whom he created a cardinal in the year following) is reported to have said, "In the successor of Pius I recognize a depth of thought, a tenderness of heart, a winning simplicity, and a power answering to the name of Leo, which prevent me from lamenting that Pius is no longer here."
Its powers are extensive, including, in addition to ordinary legislative powers, control of financial affairs, foreign affairs, the power to declare war and approve treaties of peace, amnesties, electoral legislation for the provinces and municipalities, control of the electoral vote for president and vice-president, and designation of an acting president in case of the death or incapacity of these officers.
For the revision of the constitution it is necessary that two-thirds of the members elected to each house of the legislature vote for the call of a constitutional convention, that a majority of all electors voting at the next general election approve the call for the convention, and that the convention consist of as many members as the house of representatives, who shall be chosen in the same manner, and shall meet within three months after the general 1 At International Falls on Rainy River and at Duluth on the St Louis immense water-power is utilized for manufacturing.
Women (since 1898) may vote for school officers and members of library boards, and are eligible for election to any office pertaining to the management of schools or libraries.
In 1723 a vote for the government got him the place of captain of the Gentlemen Pensioners.
The inhabitants of Venezuela have a right to vote for the members of Congress, but in reality this privilege is not exercised by them.
A curious survival of the old system exists in the provision that only those who pay taxes on $134 worth of property may vote for members of city -councils or on propositions to levy taxes or to expend public money.
7, 1878); and in the subsequent conclave, while some Italian cardinals were prepared to vote for his election to fill the vacant chair, he himself supported Cardinal Pecci, afterwards known as Leo XIII.
The other officials are elected by popular vote for two years' terms. The governor and lieutenantgovernor must be, at the time of election, at least thirty years of age, citizens of the United States, and residents of the state for the preceding five years.
The Senate consists of thirty-one members, chosen by popular vote for four years, one-half retiring every two years.
The general result has been that centres of population, especially where the foreign element is large, usually vote for licence, while those in which native population predominates, as well as the smaller towns, usually vote for prohibition.
Hamilton's action in counselling Federalists not to vote for Burr for governor just as he had counselled them not to support Burr against Jefferson in 1800, was one of the contributary causes of Burr's hostility to Hamilton which ended in the duel (July 1804) in which Burr killed Hamilton.
In 1876, Tilden having been nominated for the presidency, New York cast its electoral vote for him.
In each county there is a county court with a county judge who is elected by popular vote for two years.
The supreme court consists of three judges (minimum age thirty years), chosen by popular vote for six years.
Women may vote for all school officers and upon all questions relating solely to school matters, and are eligible to any school office.
The legislature or Grand Conseil (now composed of loo members) is elected (in the proportion of 1 member for every l000 inhabitants or fraction over 500) for 3 years by a direct popular vote, subject (since 1892) to the principles of proportional representation, while the executive or conseil d'etat (7 members) is elected (no proportional representation) by a popular vote for 3 years.
The chief executive authority is vested in a governor elected bypopular vote for a term of four years.
Other executive officers are a treasurer, elected by joint ballot of the General Assembly for a term of two years, a comptroller elected by popular vote for a similar term, and an attorney-general elected by popular vote for four years.
As the contest against the proprietor had been nearly won, the majority of the best citizens desired the continuance of the old government and it was not until the Maryland delegates in the Continental Congress were found almost alone in holding back that their instructions not to vote for independence were rescinded.
All are chosen by popular vote for four years and are ineligible for immediate re-election, and each must be at least 30 years of age and must have been a resident citizen of the state for two years next preceding his election.
The senate is composed of 56 members - or two from each state and from the federal district - who are elected by popular vote for a term of four years, one-half the number retiring every two years.
The supreme court is composed of 11 " ministros " or justices, four alternates, a " fiscal " or public prosecutor and the attorneygeneral - all elected by popular vote for a term of six years.
In fact, however, the electors exercise no discretion, and are chosen under a pledge to vote for a particular candidate.
Under the Massachusetts law, which is considered the best by reformers, the names of candidates for each office are arranged alphabetically on a " blanket " ballot, as it is called from its size, and the elector places a mark opposite the names of such candidates as he may wish to vote for.
The average American citizen is only too prone to carry his national political predilections into local elections, and to vote for the local nominees of his party, without regard to the question of fitness of candidates and the fundamental difference of issues involved.
In order to vote for Representatives or Senators, the elector must be a male citizen of the United States who has attained the age of twenty-one years, has lived in the Territory not less than one year preceding, and is able to speak, read and write the English or Hawaiian language.
The act of 1900 provides for the election of a delegate to Congress, and prescribes that the delegate shall have the qualifications necessary for membership in the Hawaiian Senate, and shall be elected by voters qualified to vote for members of the House of Representatives of Hawaii.
secured by the provision that each elector shall vote for one less than the number of judges to be chosen at each election.
The same law prescribes conditions under which children between fourteen and eighteen years of age may be employed in the manufacture of white-lead, red-lead, paints, phosphorus, poisonous acids, tobacco or cigars, in mercantile establishments, stores, hotels, offices or in other places requiring protection to their health or safety; and it forbids the employment of boys under sixteen years of age or of girls under eighteen years of age in such factories or establishments more than ten hours a day (unless it be to prepare for a short day) or for more than fifty-eight hours to be chosen for the same term of service each voter shall vote for one only, and when three are to be chosen he shall vote for no more than two; candidates highest in vote shall be declared elected."
Thus he was easily induced to vote for the election of Ferdinand, archduke of Styria, as emperor in August 1619, an action which nullified the anticipated opposition of the Protestant electors.
The provincial administration is entrusted to the provincial states, which are returned by direct election by the same electors as vote for the second chamber.
The citizen in order to possess a vote for the election of representatives to the chambers was to be of a minimum age of twenty-five years, and of thirty years for the election of senators and provincial and communal councillors.
One of the first acts of "Grattan's parliament" was to prove its loyalty to England by passing a vote for the support of 20,000 sailors for the navy.
In his announcement of his candidacy in 1836 he promised to vote for Hugh L.
His attitude toward the war and especially his vote for George Ashmun's amendment to the supply bill at this session, declaring that the Mexican War was "unnecessarily and unconstitutionally commenced by the President," greatly displeased his constituents.
He was elected to the state House of Representatives, from which he immediately resigned to become a candidate for United States senator from Illinois, to succeed James Shields, a Democrat; but five opposition members, of Democratic antecedents, refused to vote for Lincoln (on the second ballot he received 47 votes-50 being necessary to elect) and he turned the votes which he controlled over to Lyman Trumbull, who was opposed to the Kansas-Nebraska Act, and thus secured the defeat of Joel Aldrich Matteson (1808-1883), who favoured this act and who on the eighth ballot had received 47 votes to 35 for Trumbull and 15 for Lincoln.
So great was the popular feeling, that a repressive measure would easily have been carried; Bismarck, however, while the excitement was at its height, dissolved the Reichstag, and in the elections which took place immediately, the Liberal parties, who had refused to vote for the first law, lost a considerable number of seats, and with them their control over the Reichstag.
The victory was secured by a coalition between the agricultural interests and the manufacturers; the latter promised to vote for duties on corn if the landlords would suppoi~t the duties on iron.
The Conservatives were prepared to vote for it; the Radicals and Centre opposed it; the decision rested with the National Liberals, and they were willing to accept it on condition that the clause was omitted which allowed the state governments to exclude individuals from districts in which the state of siege had been proclaimed.
The Conservatives were ready to vote as the government wished; if Bismarck was content with the amended bill, they would vote for it, and it would be carried; no instructions were sent to the party; they therefore voted against the bill, and it was lost.
It was to have been expected that, as in 1878, the government would appeal to the country to return a Conservative majority willing to vote for a strong law against the Socialists.
On the first occasion, in 1894, only fifty members were found to vote for this, but in-the next year ninetyseven supported the introduction of the motion, and it was considered worth while to call together the Prussian council of state for a special discussion.
On these terms the Polish deputies, led by Ziemialkowski, agreed to go to Vienna and vote for the Ausgleich.
Thus Germans were obliged to vote for Germans and Czechs for Czechs; and, though there might be victories of Clerical over Liberal Germans or of Czech Radicals over Young Czechs, there could be no victories of Czechs over Germans, Poles over Ruthenes, or Slovenes over Italians.
On only one other occasion - a vote for South Kensington - did they go into opposite lobbies, during twenty-five years of parliamentary life.
Towards the close of the struggle he told the House of Commons that a thousand meetings had been held, that at every one the doors were open for any man to enter, yet that an almost unanimous vote for reform had been taken.
He did not, however, break with his party immediately, and favoured the so-called English Bill (see Kansas); in fact it was partly due to his influence that a sufficient number of anti-Lecompton Democrats were induced to vote for that measure to secure its passage.
Women are permitted to vote for certain school officials and the trustees of the State University.
While he again and again was able to compel the government to withdraw or amend proposals which seemed dangerous to liberty, he opposed those liberals who, unable to obtain all the concessions which they called for, refused to vote for the new laws as a whole.
The executive of seven members and the legislature (Grossrat) of 130 members, as well as the one member sent to the Federal Steinderat and the six sent to the Federal Nationalrat, are all elected by a direct popular vote for the term of three years.
The executive of 5 members and the legislature or Landrat (one member per Boo inhabitants or fraction over 400), as well as the single member sent to the Federal Steinderat and the three sent to the Federal Nationalrat, are all elected by a direct popular vote for three years.
He was bold enough to speak and vote for the "detention of Louis during the war and his perpetual banishment afterwards," and he pointed out that the execution of the king would alienate American sympathy.
Whenever two-thirds of the members elected to each branch of the legislature vote for a convention to revise or amend the constitution and a majority of the people voting at the next general election favour it, the legislature must provide for calling a convention.
Whenever Ion freeholders request it, the county commissioners must submit to the voters of a proposed high school district the question of establishing a high school district, and each precinct giving a majority vote for it constitutes a part of such a district for establishing and maintaining a high school.
The people of the District have no voice in its government, have no representation in Congress and do not vote for the president of the United States.
The Communion rolls of the parish churches require to be kept with care, as in vacancies they form the register of those entitled to vote for the new minister.
He attended the conclave of 1878, but was too late to vote for the new pope.
the orders of Apollo; the votes of the judges are equally divided, and Athena gives her casting vote for acquittal.
The executive branch of the government is presided over by a president and two vice-presidents, who are elected by direct popular vote for a period of four years, and are not eligible for re-election for the next succeeding term.
The Senate is composed of 16 members, two from each department, who are elected by direct popular vote for a period of six years, one-third retiring every two years.
In 1909 a direct primary elections law was passed which required a majority of all votes to nominate, and, to make a majority possible, provided for preferential (or second-choice) voting, such votes to be canvassed and added to the first-choice vote for each candidate if there be no majority by the first-choice vote.
On the other hand the Bohemian Protestants, led by Count Thurn, one of the few nobles who had refused to vote for the recognition of Ferdinand as heir to the throne, did not wish to defer what they considered an inevitable conflict.
In a district having more than loo children of school age a graded school under the control of five trustees is formed whenever two-thirds of the electors vote for it at a town meeting, and the trustees of a graded school may establish a high school whenever a majority of the electors authorize them to do so.
east of Lansing, is the oldest in the United States; it was provided for by the state constitution of 1850, organized in 18J5 and opened in 1857, and is under the control of the state board of agriculture, consisting of the president of the college and six other members elected by popular vote for a term of six years, two every two years.
In the beginning he was the most influential man present, but was finally forced to yield to the Alexandrian party, and to vote for a creed which completely repudiated the position of the Arians, with whom he had himself been hitherto more in sympathy than with the Alexandrians.
It was decided that only members whose seats were not contested should vote for speaker, and Robert M.
It was the Democratic majority in the district of Maine that effected the separation from Massachusetts, and from the date of that separation until 1853 Maine was classed as a Democratic state, although it elected a Whig governor in 1838 and in 1840, and cast its electoral vote for John Quincy Adams in 1824 and 1828 and for W.
On the 29th of April 1796, as chairman of the committee of the whole, he cast the deciding vote for the laws necessary to carry out Jay's treaty.
3 After the proscriptive features of this constitution were abolished by amendments in 1870, however, there was no great discontent, and the vote for holding a constitutional convention in 1815 was ver y close: III,299 to 111,016.
In 1851 control of the Massachusetts legislature was secured by the Democrats in coalition with the Free Soilers, but after filling the state offices with their own men, the Democrats refused to vote for Sumner, the Free Soilers' choice for United States senator, and urged the selection of some less radical candidate.
In the state election in June 1908 a Democrat received the highest popular vote for the senatorship, and as a majority of the legislature of 1909 had committed itself to vote for the people's choice, he was elected by that body, although five-sixths of its members were Republicans.'
Among the measures adopted were: a'law (of doubtful constitutionality) requiring legislators to vote for the people's choice for a United States senator - this was adopted by a vote of 69,668 to 21,162; a corrupt practices act, regulating the expenditure of moneys in political campaigns and limiting a candidate's expenses to onefourth of one year's salary; an amendment permitting the establishment of state institutions elsewhere than at the capital; an amendment changing the time of state elections from June to November; an amendment permitting the legislature to pass a law providing for proportional representation, i.e.
It is to be noted that the Republican party had not favoured requiring a pledge from members of the legislature that they would vote for the people's choice for senator; that the Democratic candidate for senator (Gov.
A state superintendent of public instruction is chosen by popular vote for a four-year term.
The president, who must be at least 35 years old, is elected by popular vote for four years, is ineligible to succeed himself and appoints cabinet members (secretaries of foreign affairs, government and justice, treasury, interior [" fomento "1 and public instruction); five supreme court judges (who decide on the constitutionality of a bill vetoed by the president on constitutional grounds - their action, if favourable to the constitutionality of such a bill, makes the president's signature mandatory); diplomatic representatives; and the governors (annually) of the provinces, who are responsible only to him.
They summoned a convention and obtained a vote for incorporation with France.
He had the courage to censure the September massacres and to vote for the imprisonment only, and not for the death, of Louis XVI.
The vain attempts of the Gironde to reconcile the king and the Revolution, the ill-advised decree of the Assembly on the 8th of August, freeing La Fayette from his guilt in forsaking his army; his refusal to vote for the deposition of the king, and the suspected treachery of the court, led to the success of the republican forces when, on the 10th of August, the mob of Paris organized by the revolutionary Commune rose against the monarchy.
To avert the danger threatened by popular dissatisfaction, the Gironde was persuaded to vote for the creation of a revolutionary tribunal to judge suspects, while out of spite against Danton who demanded it, they refused the strong government which might have made a stand against the enemy (March 10, 1793).
In 1849 the Illinois legislature demanded that its representatives and senators should vote for the prohibition of slavery in the Mexican cession, but next year this sentiment in Illinois had grown much weaker, and, both there and in Congress, Douglas's name was soon to become identified with the so-called " popular sovereignty " or " squatter sovereignty " theory, previously enunciated by Lewis Cass, by which each territory was to be left to decide for itself whether it should or should not have slavery.
In 1907, under a direct primary law, the nomination of candidates for United States senator was transferred from the party convention directly to the people; and in 1909 the " Oregon plan " was adopted, whereby each candidate for the legislature must go on record as promising, or not, always to vote for the people's choice for United States senator; on the ballot which bears the name of each candidate for the legislature there appears a statement that he " promises," or that he " will not promise," to vote for the " people's choice."
Every resident of Tasmania for a period of twelve months who is twenty-one years of age, natural-born or naturalized, is entitled to have his name placed on the electoral roll, and to vote for the district in which he resides.
1 Women may vote for school officials.
Personally, I have to disappoint you again, but if you're taking a vote for any derisive activity, I'll cast my ballot for the boys, just on general principals.
I got paid to vote for Patrick McGarrity for City council, but I figured as long as I was in the box, I'd give ol' FDR a boost, too.
I prefer to vote for a person, rather than a party apparatchik.
The Iranian people want greater liberty and the chance to vote for candidates not chosen by the ruling clerics.
Your group will be able to propose or vote for candidates for the Executive Committee, or put forward constitutional changes at The AGM.
Under 18s will be able to vote for an overall winner that will be presented to the district council.
cranny of the country the chance to vote for socialism.
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eligible to vote for the representative from their area.
exhorted to vote for Governor Brooke, her mother's demigod, her mother's boyfriend.
A vote for Tom would be a vote truly in keeping with the finer aspects of international fandom.
Harrow Cllr defects to the Greens 27th Apr 2006 " If you want honesty in politics, you have to vote for it.
honesty in politics, vote for what you value.
illiterate Bolivian peasants were able to vote for the first time.
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This demonstrates a maturity within the Black electorate that you cannot take the Black Vote for granted.
Why would I vote for him to write a pamphlet on it?
premature to decide to call for a vote for Respect so far in advance of the elections.
The abstainers were simply not silly enough to vote for their own proscription!
To coincide with the top 50 the magazine and Orange are inviting punters to vote for their favorites via SMS.
An alternative to staying at home, I surmise, was to vote for the pensioners.
Meanwhile, the club are asking supporters to vote for their women's team player of the season.
And so after much travail we come to Vote, Vote, Vote For Nigel Barton.
Vice Presidentncil's vote for junior vice-president had been announced: Mike Hayes 28 votes, Ron Tate 17 votes.
His missions to the king, however, changed his sentiments; he became reconciled to Louis, courageously refused to vote for the death of the sovereign, and had to tender his resignation as deputy.
By an amendment of 1898 an amendment may be suggested by a majority of both houses of the legislature and comes into effect if approved by a majority of all electors voting at the general election at which the amendment is voted upon; if two or more amendments are submitted at the same election voters shall vote for or against each amendment separately.
The beautiful duchess of Devonshire (Georgiana Spencer) is said to have won at least one vote for Fox by kissing a shoemaker who had a romantic idea of what constituted a desirable bribe.
The present constitution contains the same clause as the third for the proposal of amendments by the legislature, and makes the unique provision that if the people vote for a convention when the question is submitted to them-this must be as often as once in twenty years-the delegates shall be elected and shall assemble at an appointed time and place without the call of the legislature, this being the result of the governor's veto, in 1887, of a bill for calling a convention in response to an overwhelming vote of the people in favour of it.
In most states the voter is required, when he obtains his ballot at the primary election, to declare to which party he belongs, but sometimes the primary is open and he may vote for any one of the persons who are put forward as desiring to be selected as candidates.
Not even the pleasure of ruining the Liberals was sufficient to persuade the Conservatives to vote for a measure which would transfer the power from the well-to-do to the indigent, and Hohenwart justly complained that they ought to have been secure against surprises of this kind.
I, for one, would vote for peace.
When the majority shall at length vote for the abolition of slavery, it will be because they are indifferent to slavery, or because there is but little slavery left to be abolished by their vote.
Ironically, the congressman was murdered because he was n't going to vote for a bill to give the NSA even broader snooping powers.
Meanwhile, the club are asking supporters to vote for their women 's team player of the season.
Earlier, Council 's vote for junior vice-president had been announced: Mike Hayes 28 votes, Ron Tate 17 votes.
People visit the site to vote for the charities they wish to receive donations.
Although I had originally planned to vote for the Independent candidate, I changed my mind when her inconsiderate logorrhea became apparent.
Most of the democrats adamantly refuse to vote for the pro-life condidate.
Anyone can submit an idea about how to make the world a better place-and then vote for their favorites.
There you can vote on your favorite of the contestants' design job of the week - and as the season ends, you'll be able to vote for your next HGTV star.
To view Alice and David's rooms and vote for your favorite, visit HGTV's website.
With the election still so far away, most people have not even seriously considered who will win their vote for president.
Diddy isn't the only celebrity to encourage the younger generations to get out and vote for the next person that will run this country.
You can vote for your favorites and leave comments on any entry.
Your support contributes to the overall good of the environment, and provides you with a way to vote for environmentally responsible farming practices with your shopping dollars.
Just like the site Rom Gods, you must vote for their site before you get to download.
You can visit, admire and even vote for your favorites.
They'll be added to the photo gallery and viewers can vote for you.
Visitors to these sites are able to cast a vote for their favorites.
In the week before the election, Brezny's campaign started to pick up a lot of support, and the candidate responded by taking out an ad in the newspaper explaining why voters should not vote for him.
It will be interesting to see if the subject matter makes the Academy second-guess whether to vote for it.
While the panel is comprised of other performers, its members cannot vote for their own shows.
Finally, you can visit the polls and vote for your favorite tattoo completed by a Miami Ink tattoo artist.
While auditions are still being held, the individual cheerleader profiles are replaced with candidate profiles permitting online visitors to come along and vote for their favorite candidate.
Fans vote for the top ten, and the band will choose a winner from among them.
On the Internet, there were organized campaigns urging viewers to not vote for Adam Lambert based on his assumed homosexuality.
Personally, I would vote for the latter because people like the whole small-bite thing.
Guests can vote for their favorite designs.
Much like other competitive reality talent shows such as American Idol, Dancing with the Stars season 7 viewers are able to call in or text message their vote for which couple should stay.
This show sometimes features an opportunity for viewers to speak out and vote for their favorite designers.
Eliminations begin with the Blackball Ceremony, in which all of the G's vote for the man they would like to see eliminated.
The rest of the houseguests vote for who should be sent packing.
The viewers often jump on this, and vote for these stars to undertake the tasks.
Colby, on the other hand, was lauded in the final vote for playing better and harder than any other contestant.
It allows you to vote for your favorite couple (on an iPhone only), and delivers the results after each elimination show.
Viewers vote for their favorites, with those contestants with the fewest votes being eliminated.
The older version is such a classic B-movie, and vintage Corman, that one tends to want to vote for it.
Readers can even vote for whether they liked the quote, so you can quickly identify the most insightful excerpts from Sagan's books.
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