One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A piece of paper used to register a person's vote; a ballot paper.
- ‘The election will be carried out by postal ballot with the first voting papers delivered to houses on 7 October.’
- ‘It will result in more voting papers being in error and, as a consequence, being discarded.’
- ‘Voters will have to put a cross against their chosen candidate, seal the voting paper, then sign the declaration of identity.’
- ‘Circulars and voting papers are being sent out this week and 75% of votes must be in favour for the deal to go ahead.’
- ‘This is well ahead of the June 22 deadline for return of voting papers in the ballot forced by Woollard.’
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