Translation: from english

solicitation of votes

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  • solicitation of votes — Requesting a vote for a particular candidate or candidates of an election; a criminal offense where conducted at restricted times and places on election day. 26 Am J2d Elect § 374 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • disclosure statement — a comprehensive disclosure document sent to creditors when they are asked to vote on a plan of reorganization in Chapter 11. (Glossary of Common Bankruptcy Terms) An explanatory document that accompanies the plan and the solicitation of votes in… …   Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • canvass — I. verb also canvas (canvassed; canvassing) Date: 1508 transitive verb 1. obsolete to toss in a canvas sheet in sport or punishment 2. a. to examine in detail; specifically to examine (votes) officially for authenticity …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • canvass — can·vass || kænvÉ™s n. examination, careful inspection; solicitation of votes or opinions; discussion, debate v. examine, scrutinize; discuss; solicit votes or opinions can·vas || kænvÉ™s n. coarse material (used for sails, tents, as a… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • canvass — I. v. a. 1. Debate, discuss, dispute, agitate. 2. Investigate, examine, scrutinize, sift, study, consider, follow up, inquire into. 3. Bespeak the votes of, solicit votes from. II. n. 1. Discussion, debate, dispute. 2. Examination, scrutiny,… …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • canvass — Air examination. The solicitation of votes, orders for goods, etc., by going from house to house or from place of business to place of business; the tabulation prior to an election of probable votes for the Purpose of predicting the outcome of… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • canvassed — can·vass || kænvÉ™s n. examination, careful inspection; solicitation of votes or opinions; discussion, debate v. examine, scrutinize; discuss; solicit votes or opinions …   English contemporary dictionary

  • canvasses — can·vass || kænvÉ™s n. examination, careful inspection; solicitation of votes or opinions; discussion, debate v. examine, scrutinize; discuss; solicit votes or opinions …   English contemporary dictionary

  • canvassing — can·vass || kænvÉ™s n. examination, careful inspection; solicitation of votes or opinions; discussion, debate v. examine, scrutinize; discuss; solicit votes or opinions …   English contemporary dictionary

  • canvass — The act of examining and counting the returns of votes cast at a public election to determine authenticity. Personal solicitation of votes or survey to determine probable vote outcome …   Black's law dictionary


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