Definition of Balloting

1. Noun. A choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative. "They allowed just one vote per person"

Exact synonyms: Ballot, Vote, Voting
Generic synonyms: Choice, Option, Pick, Selection
Specialized synonyms: Block Vote, Secret Ballot, Split Ticket, Straight Ticket, Multiple Voting, Casting Vote, Veto, Write-in
Derivative terms: Ballot, Vote, Vote, Vote, Vote



Definition of Balloting

1. Verb. (present participle of ballot) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Balloting

1. ballot [v] - See also: ballot

Balloting Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Balloting

ballot papers
ballotade
ballotades
ballotation
ballotations
ballotechnic
ballotechnics
balloted
ballotee
ballotees
balloter
balloters
ballotin
ballotine
ballotines
balloting (current term)
ballotings
ballotins
ballotless
ballots
ballottable
ballow
ballows
ballpark
ballpark estimate
ballpark estimates
ballpark figure
ballpark figures
ballpark frank

Literary usage of Balloting

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850 by James Ford Rhodes (1906)
"The balloting for the presidential candidate developed the conflict between New York and ... The balloting continued for two days amid great excitement. ..."

2. Journal: 1st-13th Congress . Repr. 14th Congress, 1st Session by United States Congress. House (1837)
"... list of, called for - 186 Ballot, proposition to appoint committees by - 46, 76, 81, 186, 193 proposition to amend rules, by abolishing balloting, ..."

3. The History of the United States of America by Richard Hildreth (1880)
"Seats were to be provided on the floor for the president and the senators; but during the act of balloting, the galleries were to be cleared and the doors ..."

4. History of the United States of America Under the Constitution by James Schouler (1908)
"... an electoral majority of the Union.2 The balloting was kept up in this manner for a week, the House continuing nominally in session for the whole time, ..."

5. Memoirs of Aaron Burr: With Miscellaneous Selections from His Correspondence by Aaron Burr, Matthew Livingston Davis (1855)
"Previous to the balloting, Mr. Burr addressed to General S. Smith, of Baltimore, a member of the House of Representatives, the following letter. ..."

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