Definition of Ballot. Meaning of Ballot. Synonyms of Ballot

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Definition of Ballot

Ballot
Ballot Bal"lot, v. t. To vote for or in opposition to. None of the competitors arriving to a sufficient number of balls, they fell to ballot some others. --Sir H. Wotton.
Ballot
Ballot Bal"lot (b[a^]l"l[u^]t), n. [F. ballotte, fr. It. ballotta. See Ball round body.] 1. Originally, a ball used for secret voting. Hence: Any printed or written ticket used in voting. 2. The act of voting by balls or written or printed ballots or tickets; the system of voting secretly by balls or by tickets. The insufficiency of the ballot. --Dickens.
Ballot
Ballot Bal"lot (b[a^]l"l[u^]t), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Balloted; p. pr. & vb. n. Balloting.] [F. ballotter to toss, to ballot, or It. ballottare. See Ballot, n.] To vote or decide by ballot; as, to ballot for a candidate.

Meaning of Ballot from wikipedia

- A ballot is a device used to cast votes in an election and may be found as a piece of paper or a small ball used in secret voting. It was originally a...
- The secret ballot, also known as the Australian ballot or M****achusetts ballot, is a voting method in which a voter's choices in an election or a referendum...
- A ballot box is a temporarily sealed container, usually a square box though sometimes a tamper resistant bag, with a narrow slot in the top sufficient...
- "The Ballot or the Bullet" is the title of a public speech by human rights activist Malcolm X. In the speech, which was delivered on April 3, 1964, at...
- An open ballot system is a voting method in which voters vote openly, in contrast to a secret ballot, where a voter's choices are confidential. The open...
- conditions under which a candidate, political party, or ballot measure is entitled to appear on voters' ballots. As the nation's election process is decentralized...
- commonly known by other names including a plebiscite, votation, ballot question, ballot measure, or proposition . Some definitions of 'plebiscite' suggest...
- Ballot stuffing, or "ballot-box stuffing", is the illegal practice of one person submitting multiple ballots during a vote in which only one ballot per...
- disparaging spoiled ballot, which is not counted separately from ballots which have been accidentally spoiled. Some provinces allow a ballot to be refused on...
- An absentee ballot is a vote cast by someone who is unable or unwilling to attend the official polling station to which the voter is normally allocated...
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