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straw poll

(chiefly US, Canadian, and NZ), vote
an unofficial poll or vote taken to determine the opinion of a group or the public on some issue
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Exhibit 2: Straw Vote Spreadsheet 2015 FY 2015 FY2015 Total Adopted Service Budget * (County) * Education Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Funding CMS OPERATIONAL FUNDING 381,076,594 373,736,594 CMS EMPLOYEE SALARY 12,200,000 12,200,000 INCREASE- (RESTRICTED CONT.
What is the purpose of a straw vote in the Supreme Court?
In the straw vote, 68 backed Mahsouli, 58 voted against him and 21 abstained.
The good news is they did a straw vote and it includes the rapidly growing region of the Antelope Valley.
A straw vote was taken on BP which showed it not to have the two-thirds majority necessary to pass it.
Citizens attended town meetings and held a straw vote on the issue--with most towns opposing same-sex marriages and domestic partnership benefits.
The June 28 straw vote follows the recommendation of contained in its draft report which was released in May.
They took a straw vote, and it was overwhelmingly favorable.
In October 1924 a nationwide straw vote among college students showed them to be "overwhelmingly conservative.
Moviegoers across the country have voted and the winner of the Regal Straw Vote is the Boys and Girls Clubs of America.
In a straw vote they agreed to have five ward councilors assisted by a councilor-at-large each select one member.