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What does it mean? down-ballot races THE CONTEXT: In addition to cancelling his appearance with Trump, Putin, who had been expected to spend thirty-one million rubles, or roughly five million dollars, on Trump campaign ads, is pulling those funds and will instead “focus on down-ballot races,” the statement said.
12 de oct de 2016 10:54
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'Down-ballot' are the Senators, Representatives, and Govenors of the states. In other words, every office below the presidency.
12 de Octubre de 2016
Thanks,Angela!)
12 de Octubre de 2016
Hi, In the US, we don't just vote for president. We vote for president, senators, congressmen, governors, state senators & congressmen, state offices, county officers, and city officers all at once. For example, in my area, I will vote on 25 different offices. The president comes first (at the top of the ballot). The rest of the offices are listed after that (or further down on the ballot). So everything other than president is a "down ballot" race.
12 de Octubre de 2016
intellectual masturbation :)
12 de Octubre de 2016
In case anyone is wondering, this is a fake story. It's the New Yorker's version of humor.
12 de Octubre de 2016
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