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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. © 2022 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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The lowest turnout (16.14pc) was recorded in PK-113 South Waziristan-I, where 35,318 of the total 218,835 voters cast vote. Similarly, 17.50pc turnout was recorded in PK-107 (Khyber-III) where 37,795 of the total 216,133 voters turned up to cast vote.
Summary: Muzaffarpur (Bihar) [India], May 20 (ANI): Defending Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav who did not cast his vote on Sunday, senior party leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh said, "one will certainly not go to cast vote only for a photo option."
Locals said that the army soldiers stopped the vehicle of the youth, checked their fingers and questioned them why they didn't cast vote in elections.
However, Nawaz was not allowed to cast vote as he failed to bring along his CNIC.
However, the ex-PM was not allowed to cast vote for failure to produce CNIC.
Overseas Pakistanis are performing their national duty and they can cast vote till 5:00PM.
The petitioner has taken the plea that two major political parties have not cast votes in the election for the office of PM while as per law it is incumbent on every member of parliament to cast vote during the election of PM.
Later, Abdul Qadir Patel, MNA said he too did not possess the card but he was not allowed to cast vote, which is discrimination against him.
Bari said another major reason is social in nature as women in many areas are not allowed or encouraged to cast vote.
Former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi cast vote in NA-57 Murree.
Turkish Ambassador to Athens Kerim Uras was the first to cast vote. Officials from Justice and Development Party (AK Party) and People's Democratic Party (HDP) were also at the polling station at the embassy.
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Summary: Hoshangabad (Madhya Pradesh) [India], May 6 (ANI): A-27-year old specially-abled woman cast vote using her foot in Madhya Pradesh's Narsinghpur during the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha elections on Monday.
Islamabad -- PML-N leader and former power minister Awais Leghari cast vote in DG Khan's NA-191 constituency and urged people to come out and cast vote.
Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) leader Maulana Fazlur Rehman cast vote in his native town in Dera Ismail Khan.