Voting Terms

There are a lot of different words used when wording a measure on a ballot at the polls.

Some of those are:

Referendum: the principle or practice of referring measures proposed or passed by a legislative body to the vote of the electorate for approval or rejection
Read more: referendum: meaning and definitions |


Levy: an imposing or collecting, as of a tax, by authority or force.
Read more: levy: meaning and definitions |


Addendum: something being added to the measure.


For a look at other terms commonly used or referred to:





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