To draw lots

Related to To draw lots: draw a line under, draws a blank
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But there they were, set in their ways, and apparently unaware that they were different from other people; and when they gave one of their dreary annual garden-parties every family on the Cliffs, because of the Sillerton-Pennilow-Dagonet connection, had to draw lots and send an unwilling representative.
In a press release, the NEC has settled on May 29 to draw lots to determine the order of political parties on the ballot.
The barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections became more exciting here when two candidates for barangay captain in Cabawan in this town had to draw lots after they garnered the same number of votes.
It was decided to draw lots at a CEC meeting on March 19.
The culture ministry had to draw lots for both Gangneung and Seoul performances due to security reasons and limited availability of seats.
With the scores in the runoff tied again by abstention, Paris won when the Estonian minister chairing the meeting again had to draw lots.
Doncaster racing manager Stephen Gray spoke to the connections of the other five greyhounds and it was agreed to draw lots to decide which three qualified with the fortunate trio being Coolavanny Smash, Cuba Libre and Keplar Nine.
Official guidelines signed off on last year state that in such a situation it will be necessary to draw lots to see who progresses to the All-Ireland quarter-finals to play Wexford.
On Thursday, protesters tried to overrun a Bangkok sports stadium where election candidates were gathering to draw lots for their positions on ballots.
The interaction between Bush and Obama is sure to draw lots of attention in this presidential election year.
The appearance of Gaddafi so soon after the release of Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi, who was convicted of the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103, is controversial and likely to draw lots of attention in the US.
Little tweaks, like custom poured concrete courses, might prove to draw lots of heroic board slingers to the melee.