- a booth in which voters cast their votes.
Origin of polling booth
First recorded in 1850–55
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Examples from the Web for polling booth
His landlord will not be able to drive him to the polling-booth like a sheep.Freehold Land Societies
J. Ewing Ritchie
But she was like another woman to him when he appeared before her on his way to the polling-booth.Margaret Ogilvy
J. M. Barrie
He represents that vast army of electors whom neither canvasser nor caucus has ever yet cajoled or bullied into a polling-booth.Obiter Dicta
How comes it, then, that at the polling-booth this morning I did not perceive a single negro in the whole meeting?Democracy In America, Volume 1 (of 2)
Alexis de Toqueville
It was a point of keen competition which side should first land a "tally" at the polling-booth.
- a semienclosed space in which a voter stands to mark a ballot paper during an election