Sentence Examples with the word secret ballot

After a debate lasting nearly two months the Law of Guarantees was adopted in secret ballot on the 21st of March 1871 by 185 votes against 106.

The syndics (or mayors) are now elected by a secret ballot of the communal council, though they are still government officials.

The secret ballot was adopted in 1891; the use of the voting machines was authorized in 1899; and the nomination of candidates by primaries was made mandatory in 1907.