[ UK /bˈælətɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈbæɫətɪŋ/ ]
  1. a choice that is made by counting the number of people in favor of each alternative
    there were only 17 votes in favor of the motion
    they allowed just one vote per person
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How To Use balloting In A Sentence

  • Lawmakers initially had been scheduled to vote on the bill Friday, but postponed the balloting for lack of sufficient votes.
  • Relief pitcher Goose Gossage fell 21 votes short of making the baseball Hall of Fame in balloting announced Tuesday, and while he said he was disappointed, he said the urgency to be enshrined is gone. Gossage inches closer to Hall berth
  • Balloting of 35,000 ambulance staff will start this week. The Sun
  • The three pitchers were separated by 10 points in balloting by the Baseball Writers Association of America. Big bucks loom for Lincecum after second Cy Young
  • Most modern conclaves have lasted only a few days, but if cardinals have failed to elect a Pope after about two weeks of balloting, they can opt for a simple majority.
  • The voters were balloting in this state
  • Once again there is an "unexplainable" and a highly improbable descrepancy between exit polling and balloting. Princeton University Reveals How the GOP Steals Election
  • The State House at Trenton on the night previous to the balloting for the senatorship was a place of feverish activity. Woodrow Wilson as I Know Him
  • The PPTA is currently balloting its 14,400 members on government moves to take a 16-month dispute over pay and workloads into arbitration.
  • The breakaway union is balloting its members for a one-day token strike in protest over the amended pit closure plans.
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