: a box for receiving ballots
stuff the ballot box
: to attempt to control the outcome of an election by having multiple illegitimate votes cast in support of the desired candidate
- They said the vote-rigging included stuffing ballot boxes, buying votes and absent names on the voter rolls.
- —Sonia Verma
- By a margin of just 277 votes (some say ballot boxes were stuffed), Brooklyn, the nation's fourth-largest city, had voted to give up its proud and independent history.
- —James Sterngold