Meaning party discipline

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the control used by a political party to encourage its members in Parliament to vote together
Source: aph.gov.au

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The convention that all MPs within any party vote together, as predetermined in the party caucus and enforced by the party whip.
Source: nelson.com

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  Modern parties are disciplined in the sense that, once elected to a representative assembly under the label of a party, it is expected that the member will adhere to the general principles and plat [..]
Source: democracy.arts.ubc.ca

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The control exercised by a party over the positions held by its members and over the way in which they vote. The enforcement of party discipline is one of the whip's duties.
Source: parliament.gov.gy

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It refers to a system of rules of conduct that customarily governs behavour of all members belonging to a party and are expected to abide by it.
Chirwa Edmond (29 June 2018)

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