verb (used without object), vot·ed, vot·ing.
verb (used with object), vot·ed, vot·ing.
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During this year’s Democratic primaries, it took days and sometimes weeks for the bulk of votes to get counted.Election live updates: Trump returns to Wisconsin; Biden to face live audience at town hall|Colby Itkowitz, Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
Democrats also won a majority of votes in Senate races in 2016, but again, Republicans secured a majority.
Yeah, but we don’t know where these freaking votes came from.William Barr is the poster child for politicized law enforcement officials|Philip Bump|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
Still, the vote is significant because it indicates the breadth of congressional support for tearing down the PACER paywall.Bill to tear down federal courts’ paywall gains momentum in Congress|Timothy B. Lee|September 16, 2020|Ars Technica
McDonald’s appealed, and last December, the labor board reversed the judge’s decision and authorized the settlement, with Emanuel again casting the deciding vote in a 2-1 opinion.“Cover Up”: House Democrats Subpoena Documents That NLRB Refused to Share in Ethics Investigation|by Ian MacDougall|September 15, 2020|ProPublica
Weiss is likely to get confirmed even as Warren and a handful of other progressive Democrats vote no.Sen. Warren’s Main Street Crusade to Pressure Clinton|Eleanor Clift|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Asian-Americans may vote for Democrats now, but they are a highly persuadable—and growing—part of the electorate.
In 1992, Republican George H.W. Bush won the Asian-American vote by 24 points.
By 2012, Democratic President Barack Obama owned the Asian-American vote, winning it by 47 percentage points.
But after winning 55 percent of the white vote, Duke had a database of supporters some politicians coveted.
The bill to remove the civil disabilities of the Jews rejected in the British parliament by a vote of 288 to 165.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
They can, and they will, vote themselves and their friends or adherents into the good jobs and the high places.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
Only a creditor who owns a demand or provable claim can vote at creditors' meetings.
If a portion of a creditor's debt is secured and a portion is unsecured, he may vote on the unsecured portion.
An appeal by a member of a subordinate lodge from a vote of expulsion does not abate by his death while the appeal is pending.
British Dictionary definitions for vote
- the right to vote; franchise; suffrage
- a person regarded as the embodiment of this right