“Ballot” in the news

Example collocations

ballot box
ballot measure
first ballot
second ballot
secret ballot

Publications and example sentences

The New York Times
· In Seeking to Hold Michigan, Trump Can Be His Own Worst Enemy  
Two years after Michigan residents overwhelmingly approved no-excuse absentee voting, the secretary of state, Jocelyn Benson, a Democrat, said she would send absentee ballot applications to all voters.  Copy example sentence
· Meet the Press - May 31, 2020  
On the virus, the president seems more interested in changing the subject than in addressing it tweeting instead about mail-in balloting, Barack Obama, Russia, China, my colleague Joe Scarborough, the media, the stock market and Twitter itself.  Copy example sentence
· Watch: Killer Mike urges protesters to “plot, plan, strategize, organize and mobilize”  
Killer Mike, who noted that he was the son of an Atlanta police officer, called on protesters to take the fight to the ballot box, and use tools like the census to increase their political impact.  Copy example sentence
The New York Times
· The Case Against Riots  
But what ultimately doomed the old liberal majority wasn’t just support for civil rights; that was on the ballot in 1964, when Barry Goldwater won the heart of the old Confederacy but Lyndon Johnson won everywhere else.  Copy example sentence
· Mainstream parties make ‘fragile’ pact against far-right National Rally in France’s Perpignan  
Throughout the populist party’s long-term upward trajectory at the ballot box over the past few decades, a “republican front” has often been invoked to block it – with the other parties from across the political spectrum dropping out after the first round to support RN’s opponent in the second.  Copy example sentence
The China Post
· AP FACT CHECK: Trump vs. Twitter on truth and consequences  
“Trump is simply wrong about mail-in balloting raising a ‘tremendous’ potential for fraud,” Richard L. Hasen, an elections expert at the University of California, Irvine School of Law, recently wrote in an op-ed.  Copy example sentence
· These vote by mail lawsuits could help decide presidential election  
But all of these states have regulations — such as requiring a witness signature or requiring the ballot to be received by Election Day — that voting rights experts and activists say are onerous and could lead to mass disenfranchisement this fall.  Copy example sentence
The New York Times
· Kris Kobach Is Back, and a Kansas Senate Seat May Be Up for Grabs  
He learned new tactics from his defeat, he said, and suggested that the Kansas electorate that shows up for Mr. Trump will embrace Republicans down the ballot, too.  Copy example sentence
Malay Mail
· EC: Special SOP for Chini by-election a benchmark for future elections during pandemic  
The SOP, which was presented during an engagement with the Ministry of Health (MOH), National Security Council (MKN), National Disaster Management Agency (NADMA) and the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM), covers the seven election processes, namely nomination day,printing of ballot papers, sending of postal ballot papers, early voting day, campaign period, polling day and announcement of the results.  Copy example sentence