voting machine

noun

Definition of voting machine

: a mechanical device for recording and counting votes cast in an election

Examples of voting machine in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Lindell has been a near-tireless promoter of the baseless theory that Donald Trump’s loss in 2020 resulted from voting machine manipulation. Bryan Schott, The Salt Lake Tribune, 23 June 2022 Fox News’s parent company can be sued by a voting machine maker falsely accused of rigging the 2020 presidential election against Donald Trump because Rupert and Lachlan Murdoch may have exercised control over coverage, a judge ruled. BostonGlobe.com, 21 June 2022 The false claims came to a halt when the station was sued by two voting machine companies. John Timmer, Ars Technica, 25 Apr. 2022 Despite a 2-2 split in this election test run, the voting machine’s results showed Arnold won 3-1. Mark Niesse, ajc, 18 Apr. 2018 Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold, who accused Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters of assisting in an election system security breach that resulted in the release of voting machine log-ins by someone affiliated with QAnon. Aj Willingham, CNN, 13 Aug. 2021 Trump’s legal team recently attempted to distance itself from Powell’s claims of voting machine fraud. Jerry Dunleavy, Washington Examiner, 25 Nov. 2020 Former federal prosecutor Sidney Powell accused a leading voting machine firm of stealing votes from President Trump. Daniel Chaitin, Washington Examiner, 8 Nov. 2020 Brazil is refreshing part of its electronic voting machine estate ahead of the presidential election of 2022. Angelica Mari, Forbes, 17 Apr. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of voting machine

1848, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of voting machine was in 1848

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27 Jun 2022

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“Voting machine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/voting%20machine. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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