straight ticket


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straight ticket

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A ballot cast for all the candidates of one party.

straight ticket

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) US a ballot for all the candidates of one and only one political party. Compare split ticket
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Noun1.straight ticket - a ballot cast by a voter who votes for all the candidates of one party
balloting, vote, voting, ballot - a choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative; "there were only 17 votes in favor of the motion"; "they allowed just one vote per person"
split ticket - a ballot cast by a voter who votes for candidates from more than one party
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Rick Perry on several issues, including voter ID legislation, said making such a big decision without finding out more from states that have eliminated straight ticket voting recently, would be premature.
Only a fool votes a straight ticket," my step-father declared, to the laughter of everyone.
Republican Susan Hawk bucks straight ticket Democrat trend to beat entrenched incumbent
As the national, state and local elections approach, it might be well to be a little more discerning when voting for a candidate and not just vote a straight ticket.
The judges who win in straight ticket races are likely neither accountable to the people nor independent of the party that elevated them.
And if he earns victory and a third straight ticket to the Premiership promised land he intends to stay there for good.
Amazingly, I read about areas where thousands of people voted for every candidate except for president - Democrats in one community all voting a straight ticket, but leaving president blank
There are also three heats of the latest Monkey Stayers over 592m where Benro Boy, Haslek and track specialist El Greeko are the suggestions, while Straight Ticket and Right Critic can take one-off 415m opens.
In Texas, the straight ticket has lately been a boon to Republican candidates, but some of their pollsters are convinced that November voters are different from the primary voters and consider it foolish to rely on the party flag alone to carry their candidates to election wins.
MILLBURY - After hitting a small bump in the road on Saturday with a 5-3 loss to Millbury, the Auburn 15-year-old Senior League All-Star team got its quest for a third straight state title back on track with an 11-0, mercy-rule win over Millbury to clinch the District 5 championship and punch its third straight ticket to the state tournament.
5 Douglas 68-56 at home Saturday and earned their 28th straight ticket to the OSAA Class 3A girls basketball tournament.
The three heats of the Monkey Standard look good for Sahara Grand, Straight Ticket and the prolific Ceephil, while Westmead Tessa can take a one-off 592m open.