This excerpt taken from the ALL 8-K filed Sep 19, 2008.
Section 2.28. Stock Option means an option to purchase shares of Stock, granted under Article VI herein.
Section 2.29. Subsidiary means any corporation, business trust, limited liability company or partnership with respect to which Allstate owns, directly or indirectly, Voting Securities representing more than 50% of the aggregate Voting Power of the then-outstanding Voting Securities.
Section 2.30. Voting Power for purposes of Section 2.29 means the combined voting power of the then-outstanding Voting Securities entitled to vote generally in the election of directors.
Section 2.31. Voting Securities of a corporation means securities of such corporation that are entitled to vote generally in the election of directors of such corporation.