Definition of Straight ticket

1. Noun. A ballot cast by a voter who votes for all the candidates of one party.

Generic synonyms: Ballot, Balloting, Vote, Voting
Antonyms: Split Ticket



Definition of Straight ticket

1. Noun. (American English) A ballot cast for all the candidates of a specific political party. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Straight Ticket

straight peen hammer
straight person
straight pin
straight poker
straight pool
straight pull
straight quote
straight razor
straight razors
straight red
straight red card
straight shooter
straight sinus
straight talk
straight talker
straight ticket (current term)
straight up
straightarrow(a)
straightaway
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straightbred
straightbreds
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straightened

Literary usage of Straight ticket

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1. Readings on American State Government by Paul Samuel Reinsch (1911)
"claimed that a mark in any one of the straight-ticket circles and an additional mark opposite Mr. Jerome's name was a legal vote for him and also for all ..."

2. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"straight ticket. The regular ticket as issued. To vote the straight ticket is to vote without " scratching." 1862 During the gubernatorial contest of 1861, ..."

3. The Political Text-book, Or Encyclopedia: Containing Everything Necessary by Michael W. Cluskey (1857)
"Would to God that you could give the twe electoral votes of Pennsylvania to Then vote the straight ticket, if that will g» him the twenty-seven votes. ..."

4. The Political Text-book, Or Encyclopedia: Containing Everything Necessary by Michael W. Cluskey (1860)
"[This question was responded to in the affirmative, with the greatest enthusiasm. Repeated cheers were proposed for the straight ticket, ..."

5. The New International Encyclopaedia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1906)
"To vote the straight ticket a key is pulled out, but the vote is not registered until the voter swings the gate on the voting machine. ..."

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