ballot box


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ballot box

n.
1. A box in which a voter deposits his or her marked ballot.
2. The process or method of voting, especially in secret: The popularity of the party's platform will be decided by the ballot box.

ballot box

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a box into which ballot papers are dropped after voting

bal′lot box`


n.
1. a receptacle for voters' ballots.
2. a system or instance of voting by ballot.
[1670–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ballot box - a box where voters deposit their ballotsballot box - a box where voters deposit their ballots
box - a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid; "he rummaged through a box of spare parts"
Translations
urneurne électorale
kotak suara

ballot box

nurna (elettorale)
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A ballot box used in the May 13 elections turned up in a marshland in Datu Salibo, Maguindanao province, last week, prompting residents to call on the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to investigate.
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A ballot box containing official ballots was found floating on water in Datu Salibo, Maguindanao.
"The complaint concerned the sealing of the ballot box in one polling station, one of four in the Friar Park Ward.
Uo Uo Uo The committee appointed seven officials to each ballot box, including the head, staff and representatives of political parties in the Turkish parliament, the Anadolu agency quoted Govin as saying.
Anton Vano, a member of the municipal council, stole the ballot box from the room where the election is taking place.
However, in a recent meeting with the Reformist faction in the Majlis, Khatami's enthusiasm for the ballot box seems to have waned; he questioned calling on Iranians to vote in the Majlis elections scheduled for 11 months hence.
Ballot box snatching by armed thugs was prevalent as sorting and counting of votes for Saturday's governorship and House of Assembly poll commence across polling units in Rivers state.
3), it has been discovered that over 60 ballots had "evaporated" from one ballot box alone, reported ETtoday.
"The crime of burning ballot box storage warehouses in Al-Russafa area is a deliberate act, a planned crime, aimed at hiding instances of fraud and manipulation of votes, lying to the Iraqi people and changing their will and choices," he said in a statement.
"BJP agent was trying to run away with the ballot box, while officers caught hold of him but people said to let him go.
Arenas said the time limit per ballot box with less than 300 votes will be 5.5 hours, while for 300 to 700 votes will be 8.25 hours, and for more than 700 votes will be 11 hours.