"I am a good deal occupied as a magistrate, and in the collection of documentary evidence, but I regard my time as being at the disposal of the public--and, in short, my friends have convinced me that a chaplain with a salary--a salary, you know-- is a very good thing, and I am happy to be able to come here and vote for the appointment of Mr.
"I suppose we all know whom we mean to vote for. Any man who wants to do justice does not wait till the last minute to hear both sides of the question.
It would really have been a matter of total indifference to him--that is to say, he would have taken the more convenient side, and given his vote for the appointment of Tyke without any hesitation--if he had not cared personally for Mr.
"Now just why did you vote for it?" Charmian asked.
"When the women get the ballot, they will vote for prohibition," I said.
And when they come to vote, they will vote for prohibition.
"So he is in some things, but I shall not vote for
him, Polly; you know what his trade is?"
They were even, some of them, going to vote for
him, and purposely to let him get a good many votes, so that the enemy might be thrown off the scent, and when a candidate of the other side was put up, they too might give him some votes.
The same principle prevails also in the choice of their senate; the manner of electing which is favourable also to an oligarchy; for all are obliged to vote for
those who are senators of the first class, afterwards they vote for
the same number out of the second, and then out of the third; but this compulsion to vote at the election of senators does not extend to the third and fourth classes and the first and second class only are obliged to vote for
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.
Get ready to punch the dial pad and vote for
your favorite Idol contestant.
* The chief election officer of each state must determine the total popular vote for
president/vice president in the entire nation even though some states may not have subscribed to the agreement.
Plenty of opposition existed, according to Collins: Democrats feared women would vote for
the more socially progressive Republicans.
All he has to do is allow a free vote--a vote on which not even the Liberal cabinet is compelled to vote in favour of same-sex "marriage." The Bloc Quebecois will vote in favour of it, the Conservatives will vote against it, a handful of Liberals will vote for
it, but the majority even of Liberals will use their good sense and vote the measure down.
It was proposed again in 2004, and Xcel recommended shareholders vote for
the proposal, which was approved and implemented.