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polling place

noun
1.
a place at or in which votes in an election are cast.
Origin of polling place
1825-1835
1825-35
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  • What is the usual location of the polling place in your ward or precinct?

    Government in the United States James Wilford Garner
  • Twice as many official ballots are provided for every polling place as there are registered voters in the district.

    Citizenship Emma Guy Cromwell
  • As she entered the polling place the men present fell back in a semi-circle.

  • Men and women without regard to race, color or social condition, must take their turn exactly alike at the polling place.

    Citizenship Emma Guy Cromwell
  • The Tammany captain was busy hauling his voters by the cart-load to the polling place.

    The Battle with the Slum Jacob A. Riis.

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