cast vote

cast (one's) vote

1. To vote in an election. 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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At various polling stations,including Zafar Colony Block F,Gillwala Govt Primary school,Govt Girl School Rehmanpura of union council no 6 and 8, of Sargodha Municipal Corporation,men and women voters thronged the booths to cast vote in favor of their local candidates.
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.
two million people cast vote yesterday, and this means it is very unlikely the
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This is for the first time that women at the Dir Lower district have polled their votes in LG elections as in the recently held by election for PK-95 Dir Lower no women have cast vote.
Turkish Ambassador to Athens Kerim Uras was the first to cast vote.
It was just because of the closed coordination between security agencies, government and Elections Commission, which motivated people to cast vote without fear and strengthen the democratic values," he maintained.
This is for the first time that any Army Chief personally went to the polling station to cast vote.
It was difficult to visit a place which is too far just to cast vote but it was our national obligation to cast vote for a better future", he said.
Long queues of voters were witnessed at the male and female polling stations in the city waiting for their turn to cast vote.
A spokesman of the Commission said no person would be allowed to cast vote at the polling station without having original computerized national identity card.
ISLAMABAD -- The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) said that no person will be allowed to cast vote at the polling station without having original Computerized National Identity Card (CNIC).
A spokesman of the Commission said no person will be allowed to cast vote at the polling station without having original computerized national identity card.
Spokesman of ECP while talking to reporter said: "No person would be allowed to cast vote in the polling station without having original computerised national identity card and no other document including the copy of the CNIC, passport, driving licence would be acceptable for casting vote.
To a question he said that women are deprived of their right to vote by mutual consultation of the contesting candidates in several constituencies but the ECP has sent recommendation to the government and parliament to introduce laws announcing elections in the constituencies null and void where less than 15 percent of women out of the total number cast vote of women.