voting

Definitions of voting
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n a choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative

Synonyms:
ballot, balloting, vote
Types:
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block vote
a vote proportional in magnitude to the number of people that a delegate represents
secret ballot
a vote in which each person's choice is secret but the totaled votes are public
split ticket
a ballot cast by a voter who votes for candidates from more than one party
straight ticket
a ballot cast by a voter who votes for all the candidates of one party
multiple voting
the act of voting in more than one place by the same person at the same election (illegal in U.S.)
casting vote
the deciding vote cast by the presiding officer to resolve a tie
veto
a vote that blocks a decision
write-in
a vote cast by writing in the name of a candidate who is not listed on the ballot
pocket veto
indirect veto of legislation by refusing to sign it
Type of:
choice, option, pick, selection
the act of choosing or selecting

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