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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THERE were chaotic scenes as thousands of Romanians queued at a tiny Birmingham polling station to cast their vote in the EU elections.
Senator Chiz Escudero, who is running for governor of Sorsogon, and his wife Heart Evangelista cast their vote at Buhatan Integrated Elementary School in Sorsogon around 6 a.m.
Egyptian expats in Australia head to cast their vote in referendum for second day - Egypt Today CAIRO - 20 April 2019: Egyptian expats headed on Saturday to embassies and consulates for the second day to cast their vote in the referendum on a set of proposed constitutional amendments.
ISLAMABAD -- Overseas Pakistanis would cast their vote in the bye election in constituency PP-168 through i-voting system after getting themselves registered.
He said that voter passport is necessary for overseas Pakistanis to cast their vote in bye-elections.
In Punjab 351 out of 354 parliamentarians cast their vote. Arif Alvi secured 33 votes after 186 members cast their ballots in his favour.
However, officials had to wait a bit for the first lawmaker to make it to the assembly and cast their vote and the first vote was not polled before 10:20am.
The meeting finalized the strategy to allow all overseas Pakistanis to cast their vote in bye-elections in the light of orders of Supreme Court of Pakistan regarding vote of overseas Pakistanis and special instructions have been issued to National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) in this regard.
Several prominent personalities including politicians, cricketers and actors cast their vote in Pakistan's 11th general election on Wednesday.
I read with great interest Bob Guldin's article, "No Voter Turned Away." 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.
Senatorial bets and local candidates, including government officials and other personalities, cast their vote on Monday as poll precincts opened for the 2019 midterm elections.
According to the ECP, only registered voters would cast their vote in the by election in constituency PP-168 through
According to an official of ECP, I-voting pass system has been generated for registered overseas Pakistanis and all eligible voters can cast their vote during 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.
ISLAMABAD:Several prominent personalities including politicians on Wednesday cast their vote in Pakistan's 11th general election, reported a private tv news channel..