A privilege assigned to certain stock issues that gives the shareholder a voice in certain corporate decisions, such as electing the Board of Directors (BOD) and voting on a merger, acquisition, or spin off. Voting rights are spelled out in the company prospectus. See Class A Shares; Class B Shares; Common Shares; Prospectus; Restricted Shares; voting stock.
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