Meaning of write-in


Pronunciation: (rīt'in"), [key]
— n.
  1. a candidate or vote for a candidate not listed on the printed ballot but written onto it by the voter: Write-ins may swing the election.
  1. of, pertaining to, or for such a candidate or vote or a ballot so marked: a write-in campaign.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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