split the ticket

split the ticket
split the ticket (or one's vote)
vote for candidates of more than one party

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split the ticket
US : to vote for candidates from more than one political party — see also split ticket
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split the ˈticket idiom
(US, politics) to vote for candidates from more than one party
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Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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