polling place


a place at or in which votes in an election are cast.

Origin of polling place

First recorded in 1825–35
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Examples from the Web for polling place

Historical Examples of polling place

  • Roosevelt found a group of his friends at the polling-place.

  • And every polling-place is an island of immunity in the sea of political excitement.

  • At noon Ben and Phil strolled to the polling-place to watch the progress of the first election under negro rule.

    The Clansman

    Thomas Dixon

  • No hustings without speechifying—no polling-place without swilling.

  • The State provided the polling-place, but the candidate or the party provided the printed ballot.

    The New Nation

    Frederic L. Paxson