Meaning of SPLIT TICKET in English


( in US elections ) a vote in which a person votes for candidates from more than one political party. This happens, for example, when somebody chooses to vote for Congressmen from the party they usually support but votes for a popular candidate for US President from the other party.

Compare straight ticket .

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