faggot vote (plural faggot votes)

  1. (law) A vote by a person who is formally possessed of a right to vote for members of parliament, without possessing the substance which the vote should represent; as if he is enabled to buy a property, and at the same moment mortgage it to its full value for the mere sake of the vote.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1910 edition of Black’s Law Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.