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Split-ticket voting is a practice whereby individual voters spread their votes across multiple parties during an election. This type of voting occurs in elections in which more than one office is up for election. It is seen as the alternative counterpart to straight-ticket voting.
In Australian national parliamentary elections, voters also elect both a member of the House of Representatives and Senators for individual states and territories. An example of split-ticket voting in this context would be a voter marking the Labor Party candidate in their voting district as their first preference, whilst preferring the Green Party list of candidates in the Senate.