balloting balloting  /ˈbæ lə tɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. And paperless balloting in general is increasingly under fire: the government's premier science-and-technology panel last month came out against it.
  2. As the country's first democratic balloting in three decades begins this week, the party threatening to wreck the election is none other than the Khmer Rouge.

News

  1. Scenes from a title: Ballots, volleys, terrible towel

    There was more to Thursday night at AmericanAirlines Arena than the podium moments of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh. There also was balloting mayhem, game-set-match emotions, and Juwan Howard doing Juwan Howard things.        
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Sun-Sentinel

  2. Calling for Public Balloting for a Village Entrance

    Editor, Following decades of input and debate spanning many Laguna city councils, it seems questionable not to allow taxpayers and residents the chance to vote upon the huge expenditure of public funds on the village entrance. I am puzzled as to the restriction on our citizen right to vote on an issue with big economic [...] The post Calling for Public Balloting for a Village Entrance appeared ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Laguna Beach Independent

  3. Kuwait schedules July 25 parliamentary election

    KUWAIT CITY (AP) — Kuwait's government has scheduled parliamentary elections on July 25 after a court decision dissolved the chamber over flaws in the balloting law.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "In my view, at this late hour, mail-in balloting would be the most practical and fair way to let Florida voters have a full say in the selection of their Democratic nominee," Nelson said in a statement.
    on Mar 12, 2008 By: Bill Nelson Source: Stuff.co.nz

  2. "We would prefer to say that we would not like to speak of losers and defeat, but there must be lessons learned from these 46 rounds of balloting in the General Assembly," noted Cardenas. "For the big countries, it should be clear that they...
    on Nov 7, 2006 By: Francisco Arias Cárdenas Source: Voice of America

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