vot·​er | \ ˈvō-tər How to pronounce voter (audio) \

Definition of voter

: one that votes or has the legal right to vote

Examples of voter in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Trump had demanded audits and trumpeted specious findings as evidence of voter fraud. David Jackson, USA TODAY, 19 May 2022 There is no evidence to support claims of foreign election interference or widespread voter fraud in the 2020 election. Bryan Schott, The Salt Lake Tribune, 18 May 2022 Pennsylvania was one of several states where Trump mounted an unsuccessful effort to overturn the results of the 2020 election, claiming widespread voter fraud robbed him of winning the state. Nicholas Reimann, Forbes, 18 May 2022 Maryland does not have a history of voter fraud or inaccuracy. Baltimore Sun, 18 May 2022 Mastriano has trumpeted the former president’s lies about nonexistent, widespread voter fraud costing him the 2020 election. Will Weissert, Marc Levy, Gary D. Robertson, Anchorage Daily News, 18 May 2022 The election was also riddled with allegations of voter fraud. Charbel Mallo, CNN, 17 May 2022 The credibility of the 2020 election continues to be a cornerstone issue in GOP primaries across the country, despite no evidence of widespread voter fraud. Ben Kamisar, NBC News, 17 May 2022 An investigation of the 2020 election by The Associated Press found fewer than 475 potential cases of voter fraud out of 25.5 million ballots cast for president across six states Trump had disputed. Ryan Tarinelli, Arkansas Online, 15 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of voter

circa 1600, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of voter was circa 1600

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21 May 2022

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“Voter.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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vot·​er | \ ˈvō-tər How to pronounce voter (audio) \

Kids Definition of voter

: a person who votes or who has the legal right to vote

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