A vote made in secret, with no one able to see how the voter marked the ballot paper or who marked it.
where votes are cast privately and without it being possible to know how individuals cast their votes
A system where votes are cast privately and without the possibility of knowing for whom individual people voted. It is known in the United States as the Australian ballot because it was first introduced in Victoria and South Australia in 1856.
a vote in which each person's choice is secret by the totaled votes are public
First introduced in Australia in 1856, a system by which electors are entitled to privacy when casting their votes.
A vote made in secret - first introduced in Victoria in 1856. Sometimes called the 'Australian ballot'.
A method of voting (eg, behind screens) so that nobody can see the way a voter has voted. Any poll clerk or scrutineer who infringes the secrecy of the poll is guilty of a corrupt practice.
A vote made in secret. Adopted in South Australia in 1856, often called the 'Australian Ballot'.
An illegal means by which leges vote when they want to sneak something by the mullets. This is especially effective when the media is present. After voting in this manner leges are usually heard laughing (at the mullets) and repeating "up yours."
The secret ballot is a voting method in which a voter's choices are confidential. The key aim is to ensure the voter records a sincere choice by forestalling attempts to influence the voter by intimidation or bribery.