Definitions for "Proxy voting"
Keywords:  vote, absent, xxvi, congressman, cast
The practice of allowing a Senator to cast a vote in committee for an absent Senator. Senate Rule XXVI provides that proxies may not be voted when the absent Senator has not been informed of the matter on which he is being recorded and has not requested that he be so recorded.
the voting by shareholders on management and shareholder proposals by proxy, in lieu of attending the shareholders meeting and voting in person
Authorization whether written or electronic, that shareholders votes may be cast by others; shareholders can and often do give management their proxies, delegating the right and responsibility to vote their shares as specified.