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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More than 9,400 Connecticut fifth graders from 150 schools were registered to vote in November’s statewide election, and students cast their votes for one of seven final candidates.
Pam Mcloughlin, Hartford Courant, 22 Nov. 2022 More than 400,000 people registered to vote in the country of about 1.5 million, which is split between the island of Bioko in the Gulf of Guinea and a coastal mainland sandwiched between Cameroon and Gabon.
Reuters, CNN, 21 Nov. 2022 Meanwhile, as counting continued, county election officials received thousands of forms to verify signatures on early ballots, including many from people not registered to vote.
Sasha Hupka, The Arizona Republic, 21 Nov. 2022 Stromer-Galley also noted only a portion of social media users are registered to vote.
Ana Faguy, USA TODAY, 19 Nov. 2022 The Democrat relocated there in July, according to her campaign, and registered to vote in Cambridge on Aug. 9, election officials in that city said.
Matt Stout, BostonGlobe.com, 15 Nov. 2022 Since the 2018 election, about 550,000 new residents moved to the state and registered to vote, according to records compiled by L2, a voter and consumer data firm.
Arian Campo-flores, WSJ, 14 Nov. 2022 Applicants must be Carlsbad residents who are registered to vote in the city.
Laura Groch, San Diego Union-Tribune, 13 Nov. 2022 Due to decades of racial discrimination, poll taxes, intimidation, and violence, less that 1% of Black adults in Mississippi were registered to vote.
Matthew F. Delmont, Time, 11 Nov. 2022
Dunleavy received over 50% of the vote after final tallies were released Wednesday, and the r ...
Becky Bohrer, ajc, 24 Nov. 2022 In District 2, Adam Schlick of Wauconda narrowly defeated Democrat Linda Troester of Round Lake, garnering 50.5% of the vote and prevailing by 157 votes.
Gavin Good, Chicago Tribune, 23 Nov. 2022 Lula won the election with 50.9% of the vote to Bolsonaro’s 49.1%, and the claim would affect some 280,000 voting machines, according to the BBC.
Peter Aitken, Fox News, 23 Nov. 2022 Vare was elected in 2019 as one of three at-large candidates to win office in a four-person field, gathering 25% of the vote, its third most.
John Tuohy, The Indianapolis Star, 23 Nov. 2022 In District 2, which extends outward from downtown and surrounding neighborhoods to the Eastside, Rocio Rivas had 52.48% of the vote compared with 48.71% for Maria Brenes.
Howard Blume, Los Angeles Times, 23 Nov. 2022 Democrat Pat Chesbro is in third with 10% of the vote.
Iris Samuels, Anchorage Daily News, 23 Nov. 2022 In the Amazonian states of Roraima and Rondônia, which have recorded some of the highest rates of deforestation during Mr. Bolsonaro’s administration, the president won 76% and 71% of the vote respectively.
Samantha Pearson, WSJ, 23 Nov. 2022 Former soccer star George Weah of the Coalition of Democratic Change secures 38.4% of the vote while Vice President Joseph Boakai of the Unity Party nets 28.8%.CNN, 22 Nov. 2022 See More
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Middle English (Scots), from Latin votum vow, wish — more at vow