He lost out to Labour by seven votes - with support for UKIP swinging the balance
Mikati has already secured the crucial backing of Druze leader Walid Jumblatt, swinging the balance
of power in his favour.
Is positive discrimination swinging the balance
the other way?
Macpherson landed a second kick and then skipper Shaun Woof broke through the home cover for a try, with the Macpherson conversion swinging the balance
their way for a 13-11 advantage at the halfway stage.
The influential physician Sir William Osier summarized the problem aptly in 1892: "If it were not for the great variability among individuals, medicine might as well be a science and not an art." By solving much of the riddle of variability, pharmacogenomics may contribute to swinging the balance
of medicine much further toward science.
Following the American War of Independence, United Empire Loyalists amalgamated with the already settled Protestant factions, swinging the balance
away from any Catholic majority.