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floating voter

     ( floating voters    plural  ) A floating voter is a person who is not a firm supporter of any political party, and whose vote in an election is difficult to predict.  
  (mainly BRIT)      n-count  
in AM, use swing voter     
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1    afloat, buoyant, buoyed up, nonsubmersible, ocean-going, sailing, swimming, unsinkable  
2    fluctuating, free, migratory, movable, unattached, uncommitted, unfixed, variable, wandering  

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a group to vote for as a whole, not by individuals.
a term used on voting ballots
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