Definition of Ballot box

1. Noun. A box where voters deposit their ballots.

Generic synonyms: Box



Definition of Ballot box

1. Noun. A sealed box with a slit, into which a voter puts his completed voting slip ¹

2. Noun. The process or method of voting ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ballot Box

ballooning degeneration
ballooning mode
ballooning spider
balloonings
balloonist
balloonists
balloonless
balloonlike
balloonneer
balloonneers
balloonry
balloons
balloonseptostomy
balloony
ballot
ballot box (current term)
ballot boxes
ballot paper
ballot papers
ballotade
ballotades
ballotation
ballotations
ballotechnic
ballotechnics
balloted
ballotee
ballotees
balloter
balloters

Literary usage of Ballot box

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

1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1870)
"One of the commissioner« will receive the ballot, and, without opening it, or allowing it to be opened or examined, till deposit it in the ballot-box. by ..."

2. Primary Elections: A Study of the History and Tendencies of Primary Election by Charles Edward Merriam (1909)
"If two or more ballots shall be found in the ballot box so folded together as to present the appearance of a single ballot, they shall be destroyed if the ..."

3. Cyclopaedia of Political Science, Political Economy, and of the Political by John Joseph Lalor (1883)
"A mechanical ballot box, with automatic devices preventing any voter from casting more than one ballot, or at least preventing the count of more than one to ..."

4. The Federal and State Constitutions: Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Francis N. Thorpe, United States (1909)
"Each voter shall express his opinion by depositing in the ballot-box a ticket whereon shall be written " The constitution accepted,'" or. ..."

5. History of Political Conventions in California by Winfield J. Davis (1893)
"... the ballot-box, the elevation of none but pure men to positions as local officers, and that we recognize all persons advocating the election of Fillmore ..."

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