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Glossaries of Election Terminology

The glossaries contain 1,843 terms and phrases used in the administration of elections in the United States. To ensure the translations were culturally and linguistically appropriate, terms were translated and reviewed by a multi-dialect team of translators representing the main regions of each language. For example, the Spanish to English Glossary was produced by teams represented from four of the main regions of origin of the Hispanic population living in the U.S: Mexico, Puerto Rico, Cuba, and Central America.

Available in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.

NEW! Election Phrases at a Glance

Election Phrases in Spanish

Election Phrases in Bengali

Election Phrases in Chinese

Election Phrases in Hindi

Election Phrases in Japanese

Election Phrases in Khmer

Election Phrases in Korean

Election Phrases in Tagalog

Election Phrases in Vietnamese