vote (one) into (something)

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vote (one) into (something)

To elect one into a position in public office through an official vote. Often used in passive constructions. It is the first time a candidate from a third political party has been voted into the presidency in over 70 years. We still have a number of questions we'd like answered before we feel prepared to vote him into the club.
See also: vote
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

vote someone into something

 and vote someone in
to elect someone to office or to membership in a group. The other party finally voted a candidate into office. The people voted in the new officers.
See also: vote
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

vote into

1. To select someone or something by vote for some office or for membership; elect someone or something to something: You must meet certain requirements in order to be voted into the club. We voted her into office by a landslide majority.
2. To ratify or reject some legislation, so as to bring it into some state of existence: Californians must decide whether to vote these propositions into law.
See also: vote
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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"The issues over which the nation voted us into power need to be addressed on priority, " he contended further.
'We are tasked to lead people who voted us into power hence we should lead in humility,' he said.
With the support of the people who voted us into office, we have taken major strides in health, energy, security and infrastructure with projects completed in record time with no precedent in the last 70 years.'
Our preference will always be given to Uttar Pradesh as people have voted us into power.
What I can tell you is that all the criticism in the world won't deflect us from serving the best interests of the clubs who voted us into power.That is our brief, they are our constituents, it is as simple as that.
He said, public voted us into power based on our performance and progress while no development was made in Sindh since the tenures of Zia ul Haq to Pervaiz Musharraf.