voter

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

Definition of voter

: one that votes or has the legal right to vote

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American Idol voters decided on the Top 10 contestants of 2019 last night, and season 16 winner Maddie Poppe has some feelings about the results. Kayla Keegan, Good Housekeeping, "'American Idol' Winner Maddie Poppe SLAMS Voters Over Uché and Top 10 Results," 16 Apr. 2019 Illinois Possession of small amounts of marijuana has been decriminalized in Illinois, and Cook County voters specifically want cannabis to be legalized and regulated. Meredith Clark, Marie Claire, "Is CBD Even Legal Where You Live?," 12 Apr. 2019 The judges who have been confirmed will also likely serve for decades and play a pivotal role in decisions weighing everything from the preservation of DACA protections to the legality of voter suppression tactics. Li Zhou, Vox, "Trump has gotten 66 judges confirmed this year. In his second year, Obama had gotten 49.," 27 Dec. 2018 Black American communities were among those most heavily targeted by the posts and ads, often with memes about police brutality and voter suppression messages. Recode Staff, Recode, "Recode Daily: The NAACP’s weeklong boycott of Facebook and Instagram begins today," 18 Dec. 2018 Numerous people and organizations, including Barack Obama and the NAACP, have accused Kemp of engaging in voter suppression. Bree Newsome, SELF, "The 2018 Midterm Elections Proved That Change Must Happen from the Ground Up," 15 Nov. 2018 Right now, the forces rallying against voter suppression are fighting back. Marie Claire, "One Week Post-Midterms Here's What We Know," 13 Nov. 2018 The Poplar Bluff student who dressed as a Klansman Friday was playing the villain in a skit about voter suppression during a presentation with other students about the 15th Amendment, Poplar Bluff district superintendent Scott Dill said. Heather Hollingsworth, The Seattle Times, "Missouri teacher suspended after student dresses as Klansman," 13 Nov. 2018 Today, Bee and the show announced that players on the app have now reported more than 800 total instances of voter suppression nationwide. Casey Newton, The Verge, "How Democrats’ victory in the midterms will be good for Facebook," 8 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of voter

circa 1578, in the meaning defined above

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voter

noun

English Language Learners Definition of voter

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

voter

noun
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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