But this year, New Yorkers have a shot at making real changes through a ballot initiative sonorously known as Prop 1.
Silence was clearly the preferred strategy of Republican candidates up and down the ballot.
In 2005, his allies qualified a ballot initiative for a new, tougher spending limit.
On the ballot paper there is just one question: Do you support the independence of Donetsk?
Ohio voters rejected the Kasich law last week, while Mississippi voters rejected the ballot measure to define a fetus as a person.
The ballot was first given to the Negro to defend him against this very thing.
Grant the ballot, and the new corollary of enlarged suffrage.
We should be interested in the ballot for it is one way in which public opinion may be expressed.
It was a wet day, only a few at the ballot, and somehow you got in.
The right of man to the ballot is a logical deduction from the principles enunciated in the Declaration of Independence.
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.