vote a straight ticket

vote a straight ticket

Fig. to cast a ballot on which all one's votes are for members of the same political party. I'm not a member of any political party, so I never vote a straight ticket. I usually vote a straight ticket because I believe in the principles of one party and not in the other's.
See also: straight, ticket, vote
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Its sponsors argued that people would still have been able to vote a straight ticket but would have had to do so one candidate at a time.
25) Though not explicitly condoned in the advertisement, the implication was to vote a straight ticket.