Indiana ballot

noun

: an Australian ballot upon which the names of candidates are placed in separate columns according to their party affiliations with the party name and sometimes emblem at the top of each column

called also party-column ballot

compare massachusetts ballot , office-block ballot

Word History

Etymology

so called from its adoption by Indiana in 1889

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“Indiana ballot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Indiana%20ballot. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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