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7 Facts About Ballots

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A ballot is a device used to cast votes in an election, and may be a piece of paper or a small ball used in secret voting.

Voting is a method for a group such as a meeting or an electorate to make a decision or express an opinion, usually following discussions, debates or election campaigns.

2.5 Million Votes Still Not Counted in California! by TheLipTV

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It was originally a small ball used to record decisions made by voters.

Donald Trump questions mail-in ballots by CNN

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Each voter uses one ballot, and ballots are not shared.

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In the simplest elections, a ballot may be a simple scrap of paper on which each voter writes in the name of a candidate, but governmental elections use pre-printed to protect the secrecy of the votes.

A candidate, or nominee, is the prospective recipient of an award or honor, or a person seeking or being considered for some kind of position; for example:

A government is the system by which a state or community is controlled.

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The voter casts his/her ballot in a box at a polling station.

A polling place is where voters cast their ballots in elections.

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In British English, this is usually called a "ballot paper".

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The word ballot is used for an election process within an organisation.

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