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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    in the US, a vote cast for an unlisted candidate by writing their name on a ballot paper

    Write-ins may swing the election.

    The seven states that won't accept write-in votes are: Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, Oklahoma, South Carolina and South Dakota.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 02/08/2016
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    or write-in candidate

    a candidate of this type

    Until recently, many Republicans opposed to Mr Trump had stopped short of supporting Mrs Clinton, saying they would vote for a third party or write-in candidate.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 02/08/2016
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a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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