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(US), favor
History a badge or ribbon worn or given to indicate loyalty, often bestowed on a knight by a lady
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On a related issue, 67 percent of public-school parents favored making tax-supported "child-care centers available for all preschool children as part of the public school system." Nonpublic, school parents were opposed 52 percent to 47 percent.
Institutional investors also are clear in their demand for greater disclosure in proxy statements of executive compensation, particularly concerning stock option and stock appreciation rights plans: 87.3% of respondents favored more-detailed disclosure of such plans, and none disfavored additional disclosure.
The next time the question was asked in 2012, a similar majority still favored the use of nuclear energy.
Senate, Sterling adult voters favored Scott Brown over Elizabeth Warren, 3,111-1,662.
Americans were split on which segment of society is favored by President Obama's policies with almost twenty-one percent saying that his policies favoured the rich, while 22 percent said that they favored the middle class.
Those who have been favored as nestlings might look for more generous mates that can provide plenty of food for a hungry brood, she says.
The poll, conducted last summer, found that 70 percent of respondents favored government improvement of public schools, while 28 percent backed vouchers.
During the battle over health care reform in 1994, polls showed that the public favored single-payer, and both you and the First Lady have acknowledged it to be the superior system.
In a 1991 Gallup poll, 43 percent of respondents favored a ban on handgun possession "except by the police and other authorized persons." In a 1993 Luntz-Weber poll commissioned by the National Rifle Association, only 27 percent of those surveyed agreed that "no private individual should be allowed to own a handgun."
Forty-four percent of poll respondents favored the idea while 52 percent were opposed.
And as White House personnel understands, those favored have to be put somewhere, even if they're mental cases, rabid ideologues, callow children of big donors, or simply incompetent.
Belmonte favored as Quezon City mayor ndash survey !-- -- Janvic Mateo (The Philippine Star) - March 16, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines Quezon City Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte is the most favored candidate for mayor in the city, according to a survey conducted by RP Mission and Development Foundation Inc.