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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.
See also: go, poll
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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.
See also: go, poll
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Mawmsey went up and boasted to his wife that he had been rather too many for Brooke of Tipton, and that he didn't mind so much now about going to the poll.
Among the state's constituencies going to the polls is Pollachi, where sexual abuse-cum-blackmail case had created a political furore.
The decision comes as Indians vote in a mammoth national election being held over several phases, the next of which begins Thursday.But voters in the Vellore constituency in coastal Tamil Nadu state will not be going to the polls as scheduled after the Election Commission of India ruled there were fears of a "systematic design to influence voters".
If not, yes you can stay at home and laugh at the people going to the polls, but, there is still time.
I will not be going to the polls as I see no candidate who stands for common sense or who are promoting any meaningful new policies.
Many of those going to the polls on Tuesday will be casting their vote for the candidate who they believe will leave their bank balance better off.
In Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand, which are going to the polls early next year or later this year, Shah has appointed Avinash Rai Khanna and Trivendra Singh Rawat to the top party positions, respectively.
He said that the Iranian nation's massive participation in the election disappointed the enemies who were attempting to dissuade people from going to the polls through different propaganda and international hues and cries.
Voters in London will not be going to the polls as separate arrangements are already in place.
Summary: Voters are going to the polls in Inverclyde's by-election following the death of David Cairns MP last month.
Once states start allowing people to vote by means other than going to the polls on Election Day, there's no going back.
The PM visited the North East in an effort to shore up support for Labour ahead of voters going to the polls on Thursday.
Among the reasons cited for not going to the polls are: lack of information (62%), the feeling that a vote will not change anything (61%), ignorance of the role of the European Parliament (60%) and the perception that the latter does not do enough to deal with daily problems (59%).
VOTERS in one part of Bedworth will be going to the polls in June.
WITH five days to go, Andy O' Neill is urging people to play their part by going to the polls on Thursday.