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BALLOT, government. A diminutive ball, i. e. a little ball used in giving votes; the act itself of giving votes. A little ball or ticket used in voting privately, and, for that purpose, put, into a box, (commonly called a ballot-box,) or into some other contrivance.

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The dissenters' argument that such disparities are explained by factors such as racial differences in education and income are refuted by analyses showing that major racial disparities persist even after statistically controlling for education, literacy, age, income, poverty, ballot design, voting technology, first-time voting and the race or party of the election supervisor.
The voting methods are to be made uniform state-wide, and the confusing butterfly ballot design is to be abandoned.
Two of these, ballot design and voting mechanisms, received considerable attention in Florida.
Congress should institute minimum and universal national standards for voting equipment, ballot design, and ballot counting.
Federal standards and funding for modern voting technology, fair ballot design, and fair ballot access;
However, Florida law does state that an election can be challenged on the basis of ballot design, or any cause that shows the voters' intentions had been frustrated.
He said 'ineptitude' in ballot design may have caused many south Florida voters to vote for him inadvertently when they meant to vote for Gore.
Adaptability: advanced ballot design and multi-purpose devices provide increased readiness as election laws and voter preferences change.
Prequalification are invited for Election Ballot Design and Printing for the County of Passaic
We have been fortunate to be able to work on basic elements of the framework such as voter registration and information services, ballot design, election night reporting systems, and common data formats and standards, but not the real core of ballot casting and counting technology.
It highlighted how crucial ballot design and voting equipment are, and how important the laws and procedures governing vote counting would become.