absentee ballot


absentee ballot

noun

: a vote that is submitted before an election by a voter who is not able to be present when the election occurs

Full Definition of ABSENTEE BALLOT

:  a ballot submitted (as by mail) in advance of an election by a voter who is unable to be present at the polls

First Known Use of ABSENTEE BALLOT

1889

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