- absentee ballot
absentee bal·lot n: a ballot submitted (as by mail) in advance of an election by a voter who is unable to be present at the polls
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
- Absentee ballot
Texas is the only state that permits residents to cast absentee ballots from space. The first to vote while in orbit was astronaut David Wolf, who cast a ballot in from the Russian space station Mir in 1997.
Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009.
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absentee ballot — absentee bal·lot n: a ballot submitted (as by mail) in advance of an election by a voter who is unable to be present at the polls Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. absentee ballot … Law dictionary
absentee ballot — ☆ absentee ballot n. a preelection ballot to be marked and delivered to a board of elections by a person (absentee voter) unable to be at the polls at election time … English World dictionary
absentee ballot — n a process by which people in the United States can vote before an election because they will be away during the election … Dictionary of contemporary English
absentee ballot — noun count AMERICAN a system that lets people vote before an election because they will be away from home at the time of the election … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
Absentee ballot — An absentee ballot is a vote cast by someone who is unable or unwilling to attend the official polling station. Numerous methods have been devised to facilitate this. Increasing the ease of access to absentee ballots are seen by many as one way… … Wikipedia
absentee ballot — noun (election) a ballot that is cast while absent (usually mailed in prior to election day) • Topics: ↑election • Hypernyms: ↑ballot * * * noun, pl ⋯ lots [count] US : a vote that is submitted before an election by a voter who is not able to be… … Useful english dictionary
absentee ballot — ballot used by citizens who are unable to vote at their regular polling place on an election day (usually sent by mail) … English contemporary dictionary
absentee ballot — the ballot used for an absentee vote. [1930 35, Amer.] * * * … Universalium
absentee ballot — ab′sentee bal′lot n. gov the ballot used for an absentee vote … From formal English to slang
absentee ballot — noun Date: 1932 a ballot submitted (as by mail) in advance of an election by a voter who is unable to be present at the polls … New Collegiate Dictionary