Synonyms for ballot

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Grant the Ballot, and the new corollary of enlarged suffrage.

It was a wet day, only a few at the ballot, and somehow you got in.

He paused before the half-barricaded door and presented his ballot.

The only remedy for her, as for man himself, in this republic, is the ballot in her hand.

The ballot is the scepter of power in the hand of every citizen.

Without the ballot no class is so helpless as the working women.

If the ballot is necessary for man, it is necessary for woman.

But it is sometimes said that women do not desire the ballot.

The ballot is the compendium of all there is in civilization, and of all that civilization has done for us.

The ballot has been for man a means of defending these natural rights.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, "small ball used in voting," also "secret vote taken by ballots," from Italian pallotte, diminutive of palla "ball," for small balls used as counters in secret voting (see balloon). Earliest references are to Venice. Ballot box attested from 1670s.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BALLOT

elect

verbselect as representative; choose

poll

nouncensus; tally of answers to questions of opinion
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