Definition of split the ticket or one's vote in English:

split the ticket (or one's vote)

US Vote for candidates of more than one party.
More example sentences
  • I will probably split my vote as I did last time by voting for a candidate chosen for personal qualities but voting for a different party.
  • He acknowledged that political parties did not encourage tactical voting in their campaign strategies, but sophisticated voters could split their vote.
  • So I voted a few times and split my vote between them.
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