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split (one's) ticket

To vote for candidates from more than one political party for different roles in public office. It has become increasingly uncommon for voters to split their ticket by voting for candidates from both parties.
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ticker

1. n. a heart. His ticker finally gave out.
2. n. a watch. My ticker stopped. The battery must be dead.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The Yahoo service works well with Power Query and has a logical URL structure that is easy to customize for your desired ticker symbol.
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LED tickers are one of the most popular means of advertisement in modern era.
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The ticker will disseminate real-time financial information coupled with complete transparency of all the transactions taking place and will also serve as means of marketing and communication, said a statement.
The ticker project included design, consultancy, architectural framework, structural development, mechanical, IT and electrical work.
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The new tickers of 'AMA' in London and 'AMZ' in Toronto took effect at the start of business today.
Because there was so much news coming in and not enough time to show all of it, it was better to use the news ticker to show as much news as possible during the crisis.