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ballot
a sheet of paper which represents a list of candidates or issues
ballot box
a box used to hold ballots to be counted
candidate
a qualified citizen who runs political office
cast
to vote for a candidate or issue
Democrat
a person who is a member of one of the two political parties having the greatest number of members
election
process of selecting one or more persons by voting
graph
a visual representation of voting results
government
a name given to the lawmakeers of the nation, state, or local area
majority
more than half of the total votes that are cast
nominee
person who is chosen to be a political party's candidate for an elected office
political party
an organization of people who share similar ideas and put forward candidates for public offices
poll
counting votes in an election, a place where citizens vote, or a survey of citizen's opinions
representative
an individual who makes decisions on behalf of others
Republican
a person who is a member of one of the two political parties having the greatest number of members
vote
making a choice or decision in an election