straight ticket

U.S. Politics.
1. a ballot on which all votes have been cast for candidates of the same party.
2. a ticket on which all the candidates nominated by a party are members of the party. Cf. split ticket.
[1855-60, Amer.]

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  • Straight ticket — Ticket Tick et, n. [F. [ e]tiquette a label, ticket, fr. OF. estiquette, or OF. etiquet, estiquet; both of Teutonic origin, and akin to E. stick. See {Stick}, n. & v., and cf. {Etiquette}, {Tick} credit.] A small piece of paper, cardboard, or the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • straight-ticket — ˌstraight ˈticket ; adjective • straight ticket voting Main entry: ↑straight ticketderived …   Useful english 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 — ☆ straight ticket n. a ballot cast for candidates of only one party …   English World dictionary

  • 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 ticket — {n.} A vote for all the candidates of a single party. * /Uncle Fred was a loyal member of his party. He always voted the straight ticket./ Contrast: SPLIT TICKET …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • straight ticket — {n.} A vote for all the candidates of a single party. * /Uncle Fred was a loyal member of his party. He always voted the straight ticket./ Contrast: SPLIT TICKET …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • straight\ ticket — noun A vote for all the candidates of a single party. Uncle Fred was a loyal member of his party. He always voted the straight ticket. Contrast: split ticket …   Словарь американских идиом

  • straight ticket — noun A ballot cast for all the candidates of a specific political party. Sally voted a straight ticket for her political party …   Wiktionary

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