Indiana ballot

noun

Definition of Indiana ballot

: 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

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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 21 Apr. 2021.

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