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English to Spanish translations [PRO] Government / Politics
English term or phrase:ballot initiative
During political campaigns, political parties and other organizations often contact people to encourage them to register to vote, to turnout to vote, and to vote for a specific candidate or ballot initiative
Explanation: "ballot" es la propuesta que se vota en un referendum, a diferencia de un "candidate", que es lo que se vota en una elección
Alfredo Tanús Local time: 14:15 Native speaker of: Spanish PRO pts in category: 12
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National Council of La Raza: BrowseNCLR Strongly Opposes Anti-Immigrant Ballot Initiative. 10/08/2004 ... NCLR Categóricamente Opuesto a la Iniciativa Electoral Contra los Inmigrantes ... www.nclr.org/content/browse/news/?page=14&topic=500 - 24k - En caché - Páginas similares
Explanation: Ballot iniciative: public policy issue that is voted on by the general population (often initiated by a citizens' petition). Fuente: Babylon + Wikipedia. Según esta definición sería un referendum.
Juan Mende Local time: 14:15 Native speaker of: Spanish