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Definition of the noun absentee ballot
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- (elections) a ballot that is cast while absent (usually mailed in prior to election day)
Alternative definition of the noun absentee ballot
- [US] A vote made remotely, especially a postal ballot
Absentee ballot: An absentee ballot is a vote cast by someone who is unable or unwilling to attend the official polling station or to which the voter is normally allocated. Numerous methods have been devised to facilitate this. Increasing the ease of access to absentee ballots is seen by many as one way to improve voter turnout, though some countries require that a valid reason, such as infirmity or travel, be given before a voter can participate in an absentee ballot.
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Dictionary of Politics (1992)
Selected American and Foreign Political and Legal Terms by Walter John Raymond
Absentee Ballot. Ballot cast in an election in absentia (e.g., while away in military service, school, or diplomatic service abroad). Absentee Ownership.
by Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Hill
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