stuff the ballot box


stuff the ballot box
stuff the ballot box
to fill a ballot box with illegal votes or with more votes than the number of actual voters. •

The politician was charged with stuffing the ballot box.

The ballot box was stuffed with lots of votes for the crooked politician.

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{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. 2013.

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  • stuff the ballot box — US : to vote more than once in an election in order to help someone win Fans stuffed the ballot box for their favorite players. • • • Main Entry: ↑ballot box stuff the ballot box see ↑ballot box • • • Main Entry: ↑stuff …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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 box — ballot ,box noun 1. ) count a box in which you put your ballot after you have voted 2. ) singular the democratic system of voting: From now on, they would pursue their goals through the ballot box. stuff the ballot box AMERICAN to cheat during an …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ballot box — n. to stuff the ballot boxes * * * to stuff the ballot boxes …   Combinatory dictionary

  • box — See: IN A BIND or IN A BOX, PENALTY BOX, PRESS BOX, STUFF THE BALLOT BOX, VOICE BOX …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • box — See: IN A BIND or IN A BOX, PENALTY BOX, PRESS BOX, STUFF THE BALLOT BOX, VOICE BOX …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • box — See: in a bind or in a box, penalty box, press box, stuff the ballot box, voice box …   Словарь американских идиом

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

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


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