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split ticket

n.
1. A ballot cast for candidates of two or more political parties.
2. A ticket that includes the names of candidates from more than one party.
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split ticket

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) See split9 See also straight ticket
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split′ tick′et


n.
a ballot on which not all votes have been cast for candidates of the same political party.
[1830–40, Amer.]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.split ticket - a ballot cast by a voter who votes for candidates from more than 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"
straight ticket - a ballot cast by a voter who votes for all the candidates of one party
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The result is much less "split ticket" voting, or people whose ballot includes votes for people of different parties.
Other new features include a split ticket function, sales tax removal for visitors from states with no sales tax and a driver's license-scanning function to populate pertinent details for a wine club membership.
Hollywood may or may not love movie versions of stage musicals: At the box office, it's currently a boffo "Chicago," a profitable "Phantom" and a questionable "Rent." For legit, however, there's no split ticket. The current Broadway productions of those three tuners all benefited from their film doppelgangers.
The effect of the Australian ballot reform on split ticket voting: 1876-1908.
Inspired by policy concerns that have been mediated through a coordination-with-moderation mechanism, a small but significant proportion of voters have been motivated to vote a split ticket in order to increase the chances of institutional balance.
For the KMT, on the other hand, a split ticket could mean disaster.
The ROAD data represent an opportunity for political scientists, geographers, quantitative historians, sociologists, and others to learn about electoral behavior, the political characteristics of local community context, electoral geography, the role minority groups play in elections and legislative redistricting, split ticket voting and divided government, elections under federalism, and numerous other topics of central importance to many disciplines.
The degree of correspondence between the parties varies, but once again the analysis depicts a sizeable level of split ticket voting.
The split ticket would also make the candidates themselves consider their choices more seriously; if a candidate doesn't select his running mate wisely, he runs the risk of riding into the White House shadowed by an unfriendly deputy.
For instance, a value of zero may mean that no split-ticket voting occurred (as Burnham and Rusk assume) or that every voter is casting a split ticket. The truth is likely to lie somewhere in between.
"A Cautionary Note on Aggregate Indicators of Split Ticket Voting." Political Methodology 1:109-30.
Booking exactly the same journey details with the split ticket company came out at PS30 and that did not include the tube fare between terminals in London which was included in the Virgin website quote.