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Ballot

Bal´lot   Pronunciation: băl´lŭt
n.1.
1.Originally, a ball used for secret voting. Hence: Any printed or written ticket used in voting.
2.The act of secret voting, whether by balls, written or printed ballots or tickets, or by use of a voting machine; the system of voting secretly.
The insufficiency of the ballot.
- Dickens.
3.The whole number of votes cast at an election, or in a given territory or electoral district.
4.the official list of candidates competing in an election.
Ballot box
a - a box for receiving ballots.
b - the act, process or system of voting secretly; same as ballot{2}.
v. i.1.To vote or decide by ballot; as, to ballot for a candidate.
[imp. & p. p. Balloted; p. pr. & vb. n. Balloting.]
v. t.1.To vote for or in opposition to.
Noun1.Ballotballot - a document listing the alternatives that is used in voting
2.Ballotballot - a choice that is made by voting; "there were only 17 votes in favor of the motion"
Synonyms: balloting, vote, voting
Verb1.ballot - vote by ballot; "The voters were balloting in this state"

BALLOT, government. A diminutive ball, i. e. a little ball used in giving votes; the act itself of giving votes. A little ball or ticket used in voting privately, and, for that purpose, put, into a box, (commonly called a ballot-box,) or into some other contrivance.

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