straight ticket

straight ticket
noun
a ballot cast by a voter who votes for all the candidates of one party
Ant: ↑split ticket
Hypernyms: ↑vote, ↑ballot, ↑voting, ↑balloting

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noun
: a ballot cast for all the candidates of one party — compare split ticket

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U.S. Politics.
1. a ballot on which all votes have been cast for candidates of the same party.
2. a ticket on which all the candidates nominated by a party are members of the party. Cf. split ticket.
[1855-60, Amer.]

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straight ticket see under ↑ticket
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Main Entry:straight
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straight ticket
All the nominees of a political party, and no others
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Main Entry:ticket

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ˌstraight ˈticket 7 [straight ticket straight-ticket] noun
(in elections in the US) a vote in which sb chooses all the candidates from the same party
Derived Word:straight-ticket

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • straight-ticket — ˌstraight ˈticket ; adjective • straight ticket voting Main entry: ↑straight ticketderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • straight ticket — n a vote in which someone chooses all the ↑candidates from a particular political party in the US →↑split ticket …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • straight ticket — ☆ straight ticket n. a ballot cast for candidates of only one party …   English World dictionary

  • straight ticket — n. (AE) to vote a straight ticket ( to vote for all the candidates of one party ) * * * [ˌstreɪt tɪkɪt] (AE) to vote a straight ticket ( to vote for all the candidates of one party ) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • straight ticket — {n.} A vote for all the candidates of a single party. * /Uncle Fred was a loyal member of his party. He always voted the straight ticket./ Contrast: SPLIT TICKET …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • straight ticket — {n.} A vote for all the candidates of a single party. * /Uncle Fred was a loyal member of his party. He always voted the straight ticket./ Contrast: SPLIT TICKET …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • straight\ ticket — noun A vote for all the candidates of a single party. Uncle Fred was a loyal member of his party. He always voted the straight ticket. Contrast: split ticket …   Словарь американских идиом

  • straight ticket — noun A ballot cast for all the candidates of a specific political party. Sally voted a straight ticket for her political party …   Wiktionary

  • Straight-ticket voting — Voting for candidates of the same party for multiple positions is called straight ticket voting. For instance, if a member of the Democratic Party in the United States votes for every candidate from President, Senator, Representative, Governor,… …   Wikipedia

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