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voting machine

noun
1.
a mechanical apparatus used in a polling place to register and count the votes.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900
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Examples from the web for voting machine
  • Most polling places used a simple, portable electronic voting machine.
  • The voting machine equipment used during the elections process.
  • Attend training before each election to learn polling site and voting machine procedures.
  • The step of reviewing the voting machine after using it has been difficult for voters.
  • Lock the voting machine into the booth by turning the key to the right.
  • Testing and sealing is open to the public in each voting machine warehouse in each parish.
  • The following items are available for your county to use for voting machine training.
  • They may request to vote from their vehicle and a voting machine which will be brought to them by an officer of election.
  • The accessible voting machine will be adaptable for sip and puff voting for people with limited or no use of their hands.
  • They may request to vote from their vehicle and a voting machine will be brought to them by an officer of election.
British Dictionary definitions for voting machine

voting machine

noun
1.
(esp in the US) a machine at a polling station that voters operate to register their votes and that mechanically or electronically counts all votes cast
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