cast vote

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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Counsel for Imran Khan said Ayesha Gulalai had not cast vote in favor of Sheikh Rashid, PTI nominee for the slot of prime minister.
They said provincial assemblies were declared polling stations of which there might be record with PEC and asked why it allowed them to cast vote adding that it must take action against those who changed loyalties.
National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq was the first to cast vote while Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi cast his ballot in the middle of the day.
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Turkish Ambassador to Athens Kerim Uras was the first to cast vote.
two million people cast vote yesterday, and this means it is very unlikely the
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Sensing the gravity of the situation, Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has formed various committees to ensure the party MPs cast vote in favour of the candidates awarded party tickets, because some of the senior party leaders suspect defection from the party MPs and the lawmakers might either skip the Senate elections or would cast vote against party line.
No one other than eligible voters was allowed to cast vote,' he added.
Will the facility to cast vote be provided to Hussain Haqqani.
Summary: Bhind (Madhya Pradesh), November 6, (ANI): A Dalit man was thrashed by three goons after he allegedly cast vote for a candidate of his choice in the Ater by-polls in Madhya Pradesh's Bhind district.
PHC asks commission about inaction after learning that women didn't cast vote in Dir by-poll
What makes the 103-year-old voter special is that she is among the first Indians to cast vote since 1951 when the country first went to polls.
ISLAMABAD -- Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Justice Saqib Nisar has formed a three-member bench to hear 16 petitions, seeking permission for overseas Pakistanis to cast vote in 2018 general election.
The organizations revealed that there was a time when Muslims were supporting Republican Party as they cast vote in favor of George Bush but in 2013, the Muslim immigrants selected Democratic Party due to discrimination and attack on Iraq.