Cast ballot

1. Ballot in which the voter has taken final action in selecting contest options and irrevocably confirmed their intent to vote as selected.

Source: Election Terminology Glossary - Draft, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST),

2. Ballot that has been deposited by the voter in the ballot box or electronically submitted for tabulation.

Source: Glossary of terms database, U.S. Election Assistance Commission,