put something to the vote

put (something) to a/the vote

To come to a decision by asking the people involved to vote on the issue. OK, so we have our two options on how to proceed; now, let's put it to a vote. The only fair way to decide is to put it to the vote.
See also: put, vote

put something to the ˈvote

decide something by asking people for their votes: The issue was put to the vote.
See also: put, something, vote