vote one's pocketbook

Definition of vote one's pocketbook

  1. :  to vote according to how a candidate or issue will affect one's financial situation

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a usually formal expression of opinion or will in response to a proposed decision

    :  one given as an indication of approval or disapproval of a proposal, motion, or candidate for office

    :  the total number of such expressions of opinion made known at a single time (as at an election)

  1. :  to express one's views in response to a poll

    :  to exercise a political franchise

    :  to express an opinion

  1. :  a small especially paperback book that can be carried in the pocket

    :  a flat typically leather folding case for money or personal papers that can be carried in a pocket or handbag

    :  purse

  1. :  relating to or involving economic interests

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contemplative of or relative to the past

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