hanging chad

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Noun1.hanging chad - a chad that is incompletely removed and hanging by one corner
chad - a small piece of paper that is supposed to be removed when a hole is punched in a card or paper tape
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We're just having some fun" with the election, Cedar Rapids Brewing Company brewmaster Mike Snyder said about his new Hanging Chad Ale, introduced last week.
Under Bradbury's directive, elections workers should remove a hanging chad from a ballot and count a punch as a vote if two or more chad corners are clearly separated from the ballot.
Under this rule, the election worker must remove hanging chad from a ballot and count the vote if two or more corners of the chad are clearly separated from the ballot.
So, whether the Bengals make good on Johnson's guarantee or leave him as Hanging Chad, it's probably one that will be forgotten - just like his two guarantees a year ago.
The Hanging Chad card, for example, allows the second best hand to win the pot, The Patriot Act card forces every player to reveal one of their hidden cards, and the FCC card penalizes the next player to curse.
With some elections all you get is a hanging chad or a dimpled ballot," said Dan Wainfan, Vice President of Marketing.
The Texan had emerged from the quagmire of Florida's hanging chads to navigate the horror of 9/11 as a controversial but towering leader.
Hanging chads and recounts are bothersome, but I prefer that to Martinez's self-appointed authority to tidy up after the voters.