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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Each of the three political parties--Liberal (the incumbents), Conservative, and Labour--fielded ten candidates so someone with partisan leanings could vote a straight ticket. The other eleven were independents so there were a staggering 41 candidates listed on each ballot.
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"Only a fool votes a straight ticket," my step-father declared, to the laughter of everyone.
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