cast (one's) vote

(redirected from cast my vote)

cast (one's) vote

1. To vote in an election. You seem happy about the results of the election. I guess I know which candidate you cast your vote for! I need to go to the polling place and cast my vote!
2. To share one's opinion on something (which could involve informal "voting"). If I get a say in the matter, I cast my vote in favor of a new microwave for the break room! Raise your hand to cast your vote for lower monthly dues!
See also: cast, vote

cast one's vote

to vote; to place one's ballot in the ballot box. The citizens cast their votes for president. The wait in line to cast one's vote was almost an hour.
See also: cast, vote
References in classic literature ?
I cast my vote, perchance, as I think right; but I am not vitally concerned that that right should prevail.
I didn't cast my vote for Ahmed Patel," Vaghela said.
Speaking to Cihan, Turkish expatriate Aytemur AkbaE- said the presidential election meant a lot for Turkey's unity and solidarity, adding, "I cast my vote with the idea of contributing to a decrease in political tension in Turkey.
I have never missed to cast my vote in elections and I will be keeping that tradition alive," the left handed opener said.
Answering a question about casting his vote in favour of Raja Pervez Ashraf, he said that it was an obligation under party discipline "I was the parliamentary leader of the PML (Q) and if I did not cast my vote.
I live in Muharraq and came with my friend to cast my vote at this centre set up at the airport," said Isa Hamada.
I will bite down, swallow hard, and I will, come November, cast my vote for Kerry.
But I'm looking at what my options are when it comes time to cast my vote.
This time also I want to go to cast my vote, but if the state government arranges for a tuk tuk for old voters like us, then it would be much better," said she.
I have met the Booth Level Officer (BLO) and consulted various representatives of the political parties, but I have not been allowed to cast my vote," said Dinesh Chandra, a voter.