They sometimes combine the short ballot with the initiative, referendum and recall though they are utterly at variance.
A splendid account by the father of the short ballot movement.
In the Socialist party it has been the custom to denounce the "short ballot."
The short ballot, on the contrary, means putting up one or two men whose names shall not encumber the ballot.
This incident of the "short ballot" illustrates the cleavage between invention and routine.
There are two other important features: the introduction of the principle of the short ballot and the elimination of ward lines.
The "short ballot" in itself is a slight affair, but the insight behind it seems to me capable of revolutionary development.
President Wilson, like many of his predecessors at the National capital, is vindicating the principle of the short ballot.
Nearly three hundred of them have adopted the short ballot in charters that confer government by commission.