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vote in

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