Silence was clearly the preferred strategy of Republican candidates up and down the ballot.
On the ballot paper there is just one question: Do you support the independence of Donetsk?
So much so that she dressed as a ballot at an Obama rally on Wednesday.
1540s, "small ball used in voting," also "secret vote taken by ballots," from Italian pallotte, diminutive of palla "ball," for small balls used as counters in secret voting (see balloon). Earliest references are to Venice. Ballot box attested from 1670s.
1540s, from ballot (n.). Related: Balloted; balloting.