second ballot

noun

Definition of second ballot

: an electoral system in which the voters choose between the two candidates with the greatest number of votes in an earlier election that fails to produce a majority for any one candidate

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“Second ballot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/second%20ballot. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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