stuffing ballot box


stuffing ballot box
Illegal voting by inserting in the ballot box ballots marked by other than qualified and legal voters. Ex parte Siebold, 100 US 371, 25 L Ed 717, 720.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • stuff the ballot box — {v. phr.} To give more votes to a candidate in an election than there are people who actually voted for him. * /It is a crime to stuff the ballot box./ [ballot stuffing] {adj. phr.} …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stuff the ballot box — {v. phr.} To give more votes to a candidate in an election than there are people who actually voted for him. * /It is a crime to stuff the ballot box./ [ballot stuffing] {adj. phr.} …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stuff\ the\ ballot\ box — v. phr. To give more votes to a candidate in an election than there are people who actually voted for him. It is a crime to stuff the ballot box. • ballot stuffing adj. phr …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Ballot stuffing — is the illegal act of one person submitting multiple ballots during a vote in which only one ballot per person is permitted. The name originates from the earliest days of this practice in which people literally did stuff more than one ballot in a …   Wikipedia

  • Stuffing — Stuff Stuff, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stuffed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stuffing}.] [OE. stoffen; cf. OF. estoffer, F. [ e]toffer, to put stuff in, to stuff, to line, also, OF. estouffer to stifle, F. [ e]touffer; both perhaps of Teutonic origin, and akin… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ballot stuffing — See: STUFF THE BALLOT BOX …   Dictionary of American idioms

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