polling booth

noun

British
: a small, enclosed area in which a person stands while casting a vote

Examples of polling booth in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web France’s President Emmanuel Macron exits a polling booth, adorned with curtains displaying the colors of the flag of France, to vote in the second round of France’s legislative election at a polling station in Le Touquet, northern France on July 7, 2024. Holly Ellyatt, CNBC, 11 July 2024 An elderly woman in Ivanovo also set fire to a polling booth at a school, local media reported. Robyn Dixon The Washington Post, arkansasonline.com, 16 Mar. 2024 An elderly woman in Ivanovo also set fire to a polling booth in a school, local media reported. Robyn Dixon, Washington Post, 15 Mar. 2024 The next step in the referendum process called for the state ballot board to determine the language that voters would see in the polling booth. Peter Slevin, The New Yorker, 9 Nov. 2023 And people don't vote very much, so there's also, for a large part of the population here as elsewhere, there's an element of ceremony to going into your local polling booth. WIRED, 18 Oct. 2023 Across town, Akinwale Philip arrived at his polling booth at 9 am. WIRED, 22 Mar. 2023

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“Polling booth.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/polling%20booth. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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