- (Australia) An informational card or leaflet published by a political party and distributed to the general public, usually near voting booths during election time, to indicate how to vote for a particular party.
1984, Bron Stevens, Elections: How? Why? When?, page 70:
- Outside polling places supporters of candidates and parties hand out how-to-vote cards to electors.
- 2010, Nick Economou, Zareh Ghazarian, Australian Politics For Dummies, unnumbered page,
- The practice whereby the parties make strategic decisions on how they advise their voters to order their preferences via the how-to-vote card is known as directing preferences. The crucial point, however, is that how-to-vote cards are advisory only […] .
2010, Paul Davey, Ninety Not Out: The Nationals, 1920-2010, page 312:
- The Queensland Nationals agreed to put One Nation last on their Senate how-to-vote card, a decision that endangered its second candidate on the ticket, O′Chee.