go to the polls


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go to the polls

To cast one's vote in an election. Analysts have predicted a landslide victory for her, but we won't know for sure until the country goes to the polls.
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go to the polls

to go to a place to vote; to vote. What day do we go to the polls? Our community goes to the polls in November.
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Voters in the Kirkleatham ward will go to the polls on Thursday, October 2, to fill the vacancy left by the death of Labour councillor Norman Davies.
This is the first time in many election cycles that Worcester voters will have choices across the board when they go to the polls. One can only hope that the wealth of candidates (and a nonbinding referendum on casino gambling) will boost the turnout.
When voters did go to the polls, were their votes counted?
All veterans and their families should remember these considerations when they go to the polls in November.
Because, whether we believe it or not, we do have a voice in society, and for that voice to be heard, we must go to the polls.
I would like to exhort you to make sure you go to the polls in the coming federal election.
The article notes that, unlike primaries, in which citizens go to the polls and vote, caucuses rely on a small number of people at the precinct level to pick delegates who are pledged to support particular presidential candidates.
A sense of unrelenting hopelessness exists among the nation's poor, and one is left with the sobering impression of Canadian policy makers continuing to prove George Santayana's maxim, that "those who cannot remember the past are doomed to repeat it." So, as Quebecers go to the polls ...
Turkey will go to the polls in November after ailing and beleaguered premier Bulent Ecevit yesterday lost his fight for survival.
One of the most likely outcomes, revealed exclusively by the Sunday Mirror today, is for voters who actually go to the polls to get a discount of around pounds 10 on their council tax bills.
Two years ago just 36% of the eligible voters bothered to go to the polls to elect the new Congress.
VOTING could be made compulsory - with a pounds 10 fine for anyone who doesn't go to the polls.
On the mood or attitude of the voters, the statement said 81 per cent of the voters, mostly aged 35 and above, are eager and excited to go to the polls while the younger voters are adopting a 'wait-and-see' attitude.
Her brother, Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari and father Asif Ali Zardari had earlier announced that they would go to the polls from Larkana and Nawabshah, respectively.
His role becomes important as Tamil Nadu will go to the polls in 2016.