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Ballot paper

a paper used for voting in a ballot, esp (in a parliamentary or local government election) one having the names of the candidates printed on it
Contemporary Examples

On the ballot paper there is just one question: Do you support the independence of Donetsk?
Ukraine Separatists Say No to Putin Jamie Dettmer May 7, 2014

Salmond had initially asked for a package of additional powers, known as “Devo max” to be included on the ballot paper.
Anarchy for the U.K.? British Leaders Panicking Over Scottish Vote for Independence Nico Hines September 9, 2014

Historical Examples

The ballot paper should be made informal unless all the preferences are given.
Proportional Representation Applied To Party Government T. R. Ashworth and H. P. C. Ashworth

Your ballot paper will be invalid if you stamp out more or less than Six white spots.
Proportional Representation Applied To Party Government T. R. Ashworth and H. P. C. Ashworth

Please write the number of votes for and against on your ballot paper signed on behalf of the committee.
From Crow-Scaring to Westminster; an Autobiography George Edwards M.P., O.B.E.


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