Citizens will vote today for their new governor.
Did you vote in the last election?
The committee hasn't yet voted on the matter.
Congress voted 121 to 16 to pass the bill.
He voted against the proposal.
They voted the referendum into law.
Senators voted themselves a pay raise despite the budget shortfall.
We have to decide what to do about dinner. I vote that we get a pizza. Noun
They are counting the votes now.
There are 20 votes in favor and 12 against.
He got 56 percent of the votes.
She's campaigning hard to raise money and win votes.
People waited in line to cast their votes.
I cast my vote for the Republican candidate.
The vote was in her favor.
She won by a vote of 206 to 57.
In 1920, American women won the vote.
The candidate won only 10 percent of the vote. See More
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On Ukraine, the party’s politicians are split, with just over half of House Republicans voting in September 2023 to halt U.S. aid to Kyiv’s defense against Russia’s invasion.—Kori Schake, Foreign Affairs, 4 Dec. 2023 Supervisors voted 3-0 in October to allocate $3 million meant to last through the end of the year; the additional funds would be expected to last through March.—Emily Alvarenga, San Diego Union-Tribune, 3 Dec. 2023 An overwhelming majority of claimants reached that conclusion more than two years ago, voting in favor of the settlement plan, including liability immunity for the Sacklers.—Jan Hoffman, New York Times, 3 Dec. 2023 Barkin doesn't have a vote this year, but will get to vote in 2024.—Joe Wallace, WSJ, 2 Dec. 2023 Santos left the chamber and the Capitol before the vote was announced.
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The House of Representatives on Friday voted to expel Republican Rep. George Santos, a historic move that hasn’t happened in more than 20 years.—Lauren Peller, ABC News, 1 Dec. 2023 Read more The House voted to expel Rep. George Santos 311 to 114 Thursday.—Fox News Staff, Fox News, 1 Dec. 2023 Ramaphosa’s comments came as South African lawmakers voted in favor of closing the Israeli Embassy and cutting off diplomatic ties until Israel agrees to a cease-fire.—NBC News, 23 Nov. 2023 Adam D’Angelo D’Angelo is on OpenAI’s board and voted to oust Altman.—Gerrit De Vynck, Washington Post, 22 Nov. 2023
And many future council votes on controversial issues will be vulnerable to 4-4 ties until she is replaced by special election next year.—David Garrick, San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 Dec. 2023 That night, the vote count put Roth 30 votes ahead of Green.—Jonathan Edwards, Washington Post, 5 Dec. 2023 The event will be telecast Wednesday between 8 and 10 p.m. eastern from the University of Alabama by the upstart cable-news outlet NewsNation, and has the potential to affect more than just votes and donations.—Brian Steinberg, Variety, 5 Dec. 2023 The National Electoral Council claimed to have counted more than 10.5 million votes even though few voters could be seen at polling sites throughout the voting period for the five-question referendum.—Regina Garcia Cano and Jorge Rueda, The Christian Science Monitor, 4 Dec. 2023 Ko Wen-je, the candidate for the Taiwan People’s Party, has slipped in recent polls but could still play a decisive role by drawing youth votes that might have once gone to Mr. Lai’s party.—Chris Buckley, New York Times, 4 Dec. 2023 The winner shall be determined by a vote of the ACM professional membership.—Paul Grein, Billboard, 4 Dec. 2023 Mark Kelly House Republicans have teed up a vote this week on legislation to block President Biden’s back-door electric-vehicle mandate.—The Editorial Board, WSJ, 4 Dec. 2023 How many votes are needed to expel a member of Congress?—Stefan Becket, CBS News, 1 Dec. 2023 See More
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Middle English (Scots), from Latin votum vow, wish — more at vow