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
References in classic literature ?
The philosopher, the poet, or the religious man will of course wish to cast his vote with the democrat, for free-trade, for wide suffrage, for the abolition of legal cruelties in the penal code, and for facilitating in every manner the access of the young and the poor to the sources of wealth and power.
Summary: Patna (Bihar) [India], May 22 (ANI): Chirag Paswan, son of Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan did not vote in the Lok Sabha poll, while Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's 40-year-old son cast his vote for the first time in the just concluded Parliamentary polls, said RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Wednesday, while responding to criticism that he did not cast his vote.
JV Ejercito arrived at Xavier School San Juan to cast his vote.
Comelec allows Binay to cast vote twice !-- -- Robertzon Ramirez (The Philippine Star) - May 14, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines Former vice president Jejomar Binay had to cast his vote twice after a vote counting machine (VCM) rejected his first ballot due to a still undetermined problem of the machine.
Pasig City mayoral candidate and Councilor Vico Sotto cast his vote at 1:53 p.m.
Virat Kohli urges voters to exercise franchise: Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli cast his vote in Delhi appealed to voters to exercise their franchise.
The governorship candidate who cast his vote at 9:33 am also lauded the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) and security agencies on the peaceful and early commencement of the election.
The voter will receive a pin code at his email address through online voting system after which the voter will click on the confirmation message and cast his vote.
ISLAMABAD -- Prime Minister Imran Khan Sunday cast his vote in the National Assembly constituency NA-53 for the bye-election being held on 35 seats of National and provincial assemblies.
PTI's Abdul Aleem Khan was the first to cast his vote in the Punjab Assembly.
Independent lawmaker Amjad Afridi failed to make it to the K-P Assembly to cast his vote.
Looking perplexed, Mr Ali was trying to figure out as why his vote was not in the list while his grandson Ammar had already cast his vote as his name was there.
Former Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif was among the first people to cast his vote. He voted in NA-130 constituency of Lahore where Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz's (PML-N) Khawaja Hassan and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf'S (PTI) Shafqat Mehmood are in the tough contest.
Former Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif was among the first people to cast his vote. He voted in NA-130 constituency of Lahore where Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz's (PML-N) Khawaja Hassan and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf's (PTI) Shafqat Mehmood are in tough contest.
PTI Chairman Imran Khan cast his vote in NA-53 Islamabad.