split ticket: Meaning and Definition of

split' tick'et

Pronunciation: [key]
— U.S. Politics. U.S. Politics.
  1. a ballot on which not all votes have been cast for candidates of the same party.
  2. a ticket on which not all the candidates nominated by a party are members of the party. Cf.
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