cast (one's) vote

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cast (one's) vote

1. To vote in an election or other such contest in which votes are collected; to vote. 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
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The minister said a large number of parliamentarians belonged to Punjab were present in polling station and expressed hope that they all would cast their vote till polling time.
I appeal to my sisters and brothers of Tripura, particularly young voters, to turn out in record numbers and cast their vote in the Assembly Elections," Modi tweeted.
For women, they are authorized to cast their vote, but they have a legal right not to vote.
Fifty-five MPs had sought permissions to cast their vote in state capitals.
Emirati officials also visited the polling stations on the first and second day to cast their vote and lead by example for the rest of Emiratis in the country.
I THINK it is time this country adopted the principle that everyone of voting age has to cast their vote ?
Chiranjeevi tried to enter the booth but a youth standing before him stopped him and asked how he can jump the queue, when people before him were waiting to cast their vote for one-and-a-half hour.
A TOTAL of 98 polling stations will be open across Flintshire for residents to cast their vote on who they want as the first ever Police and Crime Commissioner for North Wales.
The High Elections Committee placed five UN-approved transparent ballot boxes and had a team of officials to assist citizens and travellers to cast their vote.
In the aftermath of the 2000 Presidential election, it is critical that all people eligible to vote are able to cast their vote and have it counted.
Nearly 30 percent stated that they consciously chose not to vote in this election, while 17 percent forgot to cast their vote.
Voters wishing to cast their vote online in the 2 May local election have logged onto the http://www.
Voters in the upcoming UK local council elections may be allowed to cast their vote online, depending on their location.
Speaking to media at Shikarpur Press Club, here he urged people to participate and cast their vote to further strengthen the democratic process.