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ballot
 n.  printed or written ticket used in voting; act of voting; whole number of votes cast at an election
Example Sentence:
1  Under the Agricultural Labor Relations Act, elections are by secret ballot.
2  The party leader is elected by secret ballot.
3  OK, this seems to be an area of disagreement, so let's put it to the ballot.
4  There should be a seven-day cooling-off period between a strike ballot and industrial action.
5  He has tallied the result of the ballot.
6  Haider and his followers have been gradually building their support at the ballot box for the past decade.
7  The new election of union shall be by secret ballot of members.
8  The boss was able to rig the election by bribing people to stuff the ballot boxes with ballots marked in his candidate's favor.
9  The manner of his election will have failed to impress, with a hugely inflated voters roll, the theft of ballot boxes by the army.
10  There was even a baby born in a polling station to an expectant mother determined that nothing would stop her from casting a ballot.
11  Aircraft carrying ballot boxes were shot at amid allegations of corruption and vote rigging.
12  Not enough paper ballots at the precinct is an administrative failure.
13  We balloted for the candidate.
Classic Sentence:
1  Let others burn with fury over the Yankee rule and losing the ballot.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
2  Then there was the organization of Democrats who forgathered every Wednesday night to devise ways of regaining the ballot and Frank never missed a meeting.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
3  Certainly she could observe no progress in the direction of the recovery of the ballot.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
4  The South resented giving the Afro-American his freedom, the ballot box and the Civil Rights Law.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In IV
5  In the Seleznevsky district Sviazhsky was elected unanimously without a ballot, and he gave a dinner that evening.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 26
6  If, as at previous elections, all the districts asked the marshal of the province to stand, then he would be elected without a ballot.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 27
7  The act said that in case of difference of opinion, there must be a ballot.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 28
8  The ballot, which before he had looked upon as a visible sign of freedom, he now regarded as the chief means of gaining and perfecting the liberty with which war had partially endowed him.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In I
9  The ballots had been thrown; they were all black, and Justine was condemned.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 8
10  Frank went on to explain in his patient manner, but the idea that ballots could cure the trouble was too complicated for her to follow.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
11  The secretary announced in a loud voice that the captain of the guards, Mihail Stepanovitch Snetkov, would now be balloted for as marshal of the province.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 30
12  The balloting was carried on in their caps.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—FACTS WHENCE HISTORY SPRINGS AND WHICH HISTORY ...