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Syllabification: down-bal·lot

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Definition of down-ballot in English:


1Denoting a contest for a political office that appears in a relatively low position on the electoral ballot, which typically lists contested offices in descending order from national to local: Republicans were looking to refocus their efforts on a slate of down-ballot campaigns
1.1Of or relating to a down-ballot electoral contest: down-ballot candidates are not well known by the electorate

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