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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
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The people of PK-8 have voted in favour of development, he said, adding masses wanted solution of their problems as they have no concerns with politics of agitation and sits ins.
"The people of PK-8 have voted in favour of development," he said, adding masses wanted solution of their problems as they have no concerns with politics of agitation and sits ins.
ins inve In the end, bank boffins voted in favour of maintaining quantitative easing - effectively printing new money - at pounds 325billion, although two members called for an increase in the scheme.
Karen Gavan, who was named Economical's president and chief executive June 21 by its board of directors, disputed Lafreniere's assertions in an interview in late July, saying that it was a group of "shareholder activist lawyers that saw an opportunity to make themselves some large gains from our mutual policyholders." Their efforts led to the failed challenge in May, when 77% of policyholders voted in support of the existing board.
The council voted in May to add 3 cents to Eugene's current 5-cent-per-gallon gas tax, already the state's highest.
(By the way, the median age of those who actually voted in Oregon's primary was 60.)
security.) After the House of Representatives voted in March to extend an existing program that allows undocumented workers with relatives in the U.S.
The evidence suggested that several hundred noncitizens may have voted in Dornan's district, the vast majority for Sanchez.