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poll

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Synonyms for ballot

to select by vote for an office

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a document listing the alternatives that is used in voting

a choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative

vote by ballot

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So far, 373,000 absentee ballots have been returned.
It is the only voter registration website where citizens receive a Federal Write-In Ballot in addition to their voter registration form.
Keeping ballots secret and making sure that they can be audited (checked), is difficult to do.
According to an FEC study, provisional ballots are issued for a variety of reasons: the voter had a name change; the voter was issued an absentee ballot but didn't use it; the voter registered at the department of motor vehicles but the registration did not reach the elections office; the voter is believed to be a former felon or a non-resident .
The fluidity of the population makes balloting by mail hard to organize even under honest management; often people in certain political target areas (like Democrat-leaning Little Haiti in Miami) have complained that their absentee ballot applications have been mishandled or gone unprocessed altogether.
Set up a statewide provisional ballot system by January 1, 2004, so that every eligible voter who goes to a polling place can cast a ballot.
In Arizona, they go as far as to help feed the ballots into the vote counting machines.
Advocates say absentee ballots allow voters more time to think through their choices, and that is particularly critical on a ballot such as the one for Nov.
Virtually unknown in the 2000 election, DREs were the means by which tens of millions of voters cast their ballots in 2004.
The President and Vice President shall be elected for two-year terms by a plurality vote of the voting members taken by letter ballot.
One police lieutenant testified that, as of the hearing, a box of ballots was still sitting in the police station's evidence room because no one had come to pick it up, despite attempts to notify the election commission.
eScan's capabilities include functionality to reject overvoted, undervoted and blank ballots thereby providing second chance voting at the precinct, just as voters would have through the use of the eSlate Electronic Voting System's summary screen.
But if the county had been prohibited from printing the voter information guides and ballots without Proposition R -- and the appellate court then decided the measure was legal -- the county would have had to send out supplemental information and ballots.
We are pleased that the City and the County have selected Sequoia as the provider of choice for both paper and verifiable electronic ballots.
Electronic voting devices set up at Lancaster's fire training center -- and at 16 other locations around Los Angeles County -- will let voters cast ballots through June 2 for the primary election.