vote straight


vote straight
vote straight
To give one's vote honestly
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  • straight — straight1 [ streıt ] adjective ** ▸ 1 not bending/curving ▸ 2 not leaning ▸ 3 honest and true ▸ 4 information: correct ▸ 5 without interruption ▸ 6 serious ▸ 7 voting for one party ▸ 8 drink: not mixed ▸ 9 about person ▸ 10 clean and neat ▸ 11… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • vote a straight ticket — {v. phr.} To not differentiate one s ballot according to individual names and posts, but to vote for all candidates for all positions of the same party. * / I never have time.to study the ballot in detail, Marie said, and so I tend to vote a… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • vote a straight ticket — {v. phr.} To not differentiate one s ballot according to individual names and posts, but to vote for all candidates for all positions of the same party. * / I never have time.to study the ballot in detail, Marie said, and so I tend to vote a… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Straight Man — (New York: Random House, 1997) is a novel by Richard Russo set at the fictional West Central Pennsylvania State University in Railton, Pennsylvania. It is a mid life crisis tale told in the first person by William Henry Devereaux, Jr., the… …   Wikipedia

  • straight voting — n: a system of voting for corporate directors in which each shareholder may cast one vote for each share of stock owned for each seat in contention compare cumulative voting Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • straight ticket — n a vote in which someone chooses all the ↑candidates from a particular political party in the US →↑split ticket …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Straight-ticket voting — Voting for candidates of the same party for multiple positions is called straight ticket voting. For instance, if a member of the Democratic Party in the United States votes for every candidate from President, Senator, Representative, Governor,… …   Wikipedia

  • straight ticket — noun a ballot cast by a voter who votes for all the candidates of one party • Ant: ↑split ticket • Hypernyms: ↑vote, ↑ballot, ↑voting, ↑balloting * * * noun : a ballot cast for all the candidates of one party compare …   Useful english dictionary

  • straight ticket — n. (AE) to vote a straight ticket ( to vote for all the candidates of one party ) * * * [ˌstreɪt tɪkɪt] (AE) to vote a straight ticket ( to vote for all the candidates of one party ) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • straight — straightly, adv. straightness, n. /strayt/, adj. straighter, straightest, adv., n. adj. 1. without a bend, angle, or curve; not curved; direct: a straight path. 2. exactly vertical or horizontal; in a perfectly vertical or horizontal plane: a… …   Universalium


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