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  • noun Plural form of balloting.


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  • This is about the number of delegates seated for the first one or two ballotings at the convention.

    Hillary And McCain Win California

  • Actually laws in a lot of states rquire that they stay with their candidate for the first one or two ballotings.

    Ickes: Pledged Delegates Not Required To Stay With Their Candidate

  • The ward meetings, on election days, are not softened by any misgiving of the value of these ballotings.

    Representative Men

  • You wished that the ballotings should be burned, and a reformation of them take place; and we consent.

    The History of Florence

  • In the memorable contest for the Speakership of the House which occurred in 1859 he was the Republican candidate, and through a long series of ballotings lacked but one or two votes of an election.

    History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States

  • After some forty ballotings he requested that a caucus be called, and with unaffected sincerity and glowing eloquence he requested his

    Party Politics in North Carolina, 1835-1860

  • After transacting considerable preliminary business, the Trustees proceeded to ballot for the location of the College; and after numerous ballotings, a site on the town commons of Lincolnton, offered by the citizens of the town, was made choice of.

    North Carolina Schools and Academies 1790-1840 A Documentary History

  • The 516 seats to be filled were sought by 2,987 candidates, representing no fewer than fifty-one parties and factions, and second ballotings were required in almost two-thirds of the constituencies.

    The Governments of Europe

  • It is calculated that the effect of forty per cent of the second ballotings is to prevent the election of the candidate obtaining originally the largest number of votes.

    The Governments of Europe

  • That the voters were no less bewildered than were the party leaders appeared from the fact that in 231 constituencies -- almost an unprecedented number [493] -- second ballotings were required.

    The Governments of Europe


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