How to use Secret-ballot in a sentence

secret-ballot
  • There was as yet no secret ballot to set the voter free.

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  • The syndics (or mayors) are now elected by a secret ballot of the communal council, though they are still government officials.

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  • The House of Burgesses consists of 160 members, of whom 80 are elected in secret ballot by the direct suffrages of all tax-paying citizens, 40 by the owners of house-property within the city (also by ballot), and the remaining 40, by ballot also, by the so-called "notables," i.e.

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  • In 1839 he was a candidate for the Whig nomination, but by a secret ballot his enemies defeated him in the party convention, held in December of that year, and nominated William Henry, Harrison.

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  • The secret ballot was adopted in 1891; the use of the voting machines was authorized in 1899; and the nomination of candidates by primaries was made mandatory in 1907.

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  • A secret ballot is to be taken on the new proposal, the result of which will be revealed tomorrow.

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  • Sabbatical posts is by secret ballot.

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  • Parliament is the highest legislative body in the land and is elected by direct universal suffrage and personal secret ballot.

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  • After a debate lasting nearly two months the Law of Guarantees was adopted in secret ballot on the 21st of March 1871 by 185 votes against 106.

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  • Voting was to be public, as before, on the ground, according to the Preamble, that " the secret ballot protects electors in dependent positions only in so far as they break their promises under the veil of secrecy."

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  • The election to all sabbatical posts is by secret ballot.

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  • Ballot secrecy The Act of Parliament introducing the principle of the ' secret ballot ' was first introduced in 1872.

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  • A Baha'i election is carried out by secret ballot.

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  • Each of the names submitted must have received the support of two-thirds of the members, voting in a secret ballot.

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