The Australian or secret ballot is:
Question 3b of 10 - Vox Populi in Action
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- Question Type: Multiple Choice
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- Question: The Australian or secret ballot is:
- transcribed by an election official.
- translated from other languages.
- done in open meeting.
- done in private and free from outside influence.
The correct answer is: done in private and free from outside influence. Election officials oversee the election but do not watch voters write on their ballots. While some ballots are in other languages, it is not a feature of the secret ballot. Open meetings are not used anymore for casting ballots in general elections.