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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: poll

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: poll
References in classic literature ?
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.
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.
Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi said that going to the polls was a "religious, divine and social duty", calling on all eligible voters to go to the polls.
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.
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 may vote by absentee ballot if they are absent from town during the hours the polls are open, have a physical disability preventing them from going to the polling place, or have religious beliefs that prevent them from going to the polls that day.
Most people here without documentation are not risking detection by going to the polls," he says.
Pupils at a Teesside school are going to the polls as it conducts its own General Election.
The California Voter Foundation, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization in Davis, just concluded a survey of statewide voter behavior that confirmed Los Angeles County leading the way in voters giving self- interested reasons for not going to the polls.
In less than 2 months, Americans will be going to the polls to elect the President of the United States and many other officials.
VOTERS in the Irish Republic were going to the polls today to decide who will form the next government.
6 million Hispanics going to the polls this year, this commanding voting block decidedly influenced the 2004 electoral outcome.