majority of votes cast definition

majority of votes cast means that the number of votes “for” a director’s election must exceed 50% of the votes cast with respect to that director’s election. Votes “against” a director’s election will count as a vote cast, but “abstentions” and “broker non-votes” will not count as a vote cast with respect to that director’s election and will have no effect.
majority of votes cast means that the number of votes “for” a director’s election must exceed the number of votes “withheld” from (or “against”) that director’s election. Abstentions and broker non-votes will not count as votes cast with respect to that director’s election.
majority of votes cast means a vote of a majority of the votes cast by stockholders with respect to a particular action or the election of a director.

Examples of majority of votes cast in a sentence

For purposes of this Bylaw provision, a Majority of Votes Cast means that, at a meeting for the election of Directors at which a quorum is present, the number of shares voted “for” a Director’s election exceeds 50% of the number of votes cast with respect to that Director’s election.

If the only Directors who did not fail to receive a Majority of Votes Cast, constitute three or fewer Directors, all Directors may participate in the action regarding whether to accept the resignation offers.

If a majority of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee does not receive a Majority of Votes Cast, then the independent Directors who did not fail to receive a Majority of Votes Cast, shall appoint a committee amongst themselves to consider the resignation offers and recommend to the Board of Directors whether to accept them.

In the case of an election for Directors where the number of nominees does not exceed the number of Directors to be elected, if a nominee for Director does not receive the vote of at least the Majority of Votes Cast, the Director will promptly tender his or her resignation to the Board of Directors following certification of the shareholder vote.

If a majority of the Nominating, Governance and Corporate Responsibility Committee does not receive a Majority of Votes Cast, then the independent Directors who did not fail to receive a Majority of Votes Cast, shall, acting as an ad hoc committee, consider the resignation offers and recommend to the Board of Directors whether to accept them.


More Definitions of majority of votes cast

majority of votes cast means more than fifty percent (50%) of the
majority of votes cast means that the number of shares voted “for” a director nominee must exceed the number of votes cast “against” that director nominee’s election. Abstentions and broker non-votes will have no effect on Proposal 1 because they are not considered votes cast. If no voting specification is made on a properly returned or voted proxy card, the proxies will vote FOR Mr. Cerbone, Mr. Cugine, Mr. Goldstone, Mr. Guarino, Mr. Hanson, Ms.
majority of votes cast means that the number of votes “FOR” the approval of the amendment and restatement of the 2008 Plan must exceed the number of votes “AGAINST” the approval of the amendment and restatement of the 2008 Plan.
majority of votes cast means the number of shares voted “for” a director exceeds the number of votes cast “against” that director.