Secret-ballot Sentence Examples
There was as yet no secret ballot to set the voter free.
The syndics (or mayors) are now elected by a secret ballot of the communal council, though they are still government officials.
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.
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.
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.Advertisement
A secret ballot is to be taken on the new proposal, the result of which will be revealed tomorrow.
Sabbatical posts is by secret ballot.
Parliament is the highest legislative body in the land and is elected by direct universal suffrage and personal secret ballot.
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.
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."Advertisement
The election to all sabbatical posts is by secret ballot.
Ballot secrecy The Act of Parliament introducing the principle of the ' secret ballot ' was first introduced in 1872.
A Baha'i election is carried out by secret ballot.
Each of the names submitted must have received the support of two-thirds of the members, voting in a secret ballot.