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
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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With the midterm polls fast approaching, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) released an instructional video on their social media platforms on how to cast one's vote on election day.
On being asked about the reported mismanagement, Sahu said "It takes some time to cast one's vote through postal ballot.
Sometimes it took 20 minutes or more to know which station one was supposed to cast one's vote in.
What he does not seem to understand is that almost always there is an element of fear in deciding how to cast one's vote.