absentee ballot


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absentee ballot

n.
A ballot marked and mailed in advance by a voter away from the place where he or she is registered.
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ab′sentee bal′lot


n.
the ballot used for an absentee vote.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.absentee ballot - (election) a ballot that is cast while absent (usually mailed in prior to election day)absentee ballot - (election) a ballot that is cast while absent (usually mailed in prior to election day)
election - a vote to select the winner of a position or political office; "the results of the election will be announced tonight"
ballot - a document listing the alternatives that is used in voting
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Translations

absentee ballot

n (esp US) → ˜ Briefwahl f
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to make available the entirety of the absentee ballot applications, which contain more information than the basic information found in the lists, including private and sensitive information, to the whole public."
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"The town clerk's office reports to me that you have not yet returned your application for an absentee ballot for the July 25th special election.
Folks who may have forgotten to request an absentee ballot could fill out the paperwork on site and cast a vote during the judges' visit.
Some of Hillary's popular vote plurality comes from states such as Oregon and Washington, where virtually all the ballots are cast via absentee balloting, and opportunities for absentee ballot fraud are much greater.
There also were boxes set up as much as three months ago to receive absentee ballot requests to be sent through the U.S.
You may prefer to vote early or by absentee ballot to ensure that your vote is counted in this historic election.
One mailed-in absentee ballot envelope did not contain a yellow absentee ballot, but a standard white ballot such as would be cast at the polls on Election Day.