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ballot box

a box into which ballot papers are dropped after voting
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Sam Zailon Esmael, a resident of Datu Salibo, on Monday said the ballot box containing documents was found floating in a marsh in Barangay Sambulawan, Datu Salibo, on Friday last week, a month after elections were held.
A certain Sam Zailon Esmael on Friday posted photos on Facebookof the ballot box that was allegedly found in floodwaterbehind the municipal office by a village peacekeeper.
Resident Moadz Mindao was supposed to go fishing at a swamp near Barangay Sambulawan when he saw the ballot box floating.
"The purpose of sealing the ballot box is to ensure that only votes can be placed in the ballot box and nothing else can be put in or taken out of the ballot box until the seals are removed when the box arrives at the place where the votes are to be counted.
All the ballots have been found"A voter came and took the ballot box. People failed to catch him, he ran out onto the street.
"Today, I encounter this question from the people: You encouraged us to go to the ballot box. Show me one instance that produced true reforms?" Khatami said to his audience.
In Abonnema community ballot box snatching took place Wards 5, 6, 7, 10, 11 and 12.
The netizen started out by saying that two ballot boxes had been reviewed by his team and fewer than 10 votes had been rejected.
Summary: A storage site housing half of Baghdad's ballot boxes from Iraq's parliamentary election in May caught fire just days after Parliament demanded a nationwide recount of votes, drawing calls for the election to be run again.
A ballot box was also retrieved from a pond in Sonadangi.
Once the recount on the first 1,400 ballot boxes is done, the PET will receive the other ballot boxes from Camarines Sur, Iloilo and Negros Oriental.
The ballot box deniers AS this year marks the centenary of women gaining the right to vote in this country; we should never forget that the ballot box not only gives us a say on who governs our lives, but it also allows us to hold them accountable for how they use those powers.