A ballot paper on which the voter has ranked candidates from `1' onwards straight down the ballot paper without regard to the merits of the candidates; also refers to the total number of votes allocated in this way.
The term used to describe a ballot paper marked with preferences for candidates without consideration of their policies or abilities. A classic donkey vote is one which records preferences straight down the ballot paper in the same order as the names printed. Usually refers to a ballot paper for a single member election. (See party linear vote)
A ballot paper marked 1, 2, 3, 4 straight down (or up) a ballot paper.