|1.||[ noun ] (writing) a document listing the alternatives that is used in voting|
|Related terms:||document absentee_ballot|
|2.||[ noun ] (politics) a choice that is made by voting|
|Synonyms:||vote voting balloting|
"there were only 17 votes in favor of the motion"
|Related terms:||choice veto write-in secret_ballot straight_ticket casting_vote block_vote split_ticket multiple_voting vote vote|
|3.||[ verb ] (politics) vote by ballot|
"The voters were balloting in this state"