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To pass some measure or elect some candidate through an official vote. Often used in passive constructions. A noun or pronoun can be used between "vote" and "in." The world is still in shock after the former TV star was voted in as the next president of the country. The council voted the measure in by a slim majority of six votes to four.
See also: vote

vote in

v.
To select someone or something by vote for an office or for membership; elect someone or something: The members of the club voted in a new slate of officers. The president has been accused of turning her back on the public that voted her in.
See also: vote
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Another powerful protest is to withhold your vote in an unopposed race, such as a City Council seat or a mayoral race.
The Palestinian Authority (PA) of President Mahmoud Abbas agreed in Geneva last week to defer a vote in the UN Human Rights Council on a resolution that would have condemned Israel's failure to cooperate with a UN war crimes investigation.
IF only this country could vote in and out its Royal Family the way we do the government ...
They asked his administration to continue pushing the United States on amnesty, take action on a recent string of unsolved murders of migrants crossing the Arizona desert, and allow migrants to vote in future Mexican elections.
Known as the Enhanced Border Security and Visa Entry Reform Act, the bill, which has already passed the House of Representatives, is expected to come to a vote in the Senate soon.
No black had been registered to vote in the 20th century.