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polling station

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a building, such as a school, designated as the place to which voters go during an election to cast their votes

polling station

A place where people go to vote during an election.
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Noun1.polling station - a place where voters go to cast their votes in an electionpolling station - a place where voters go to cast their votes in an election
polling booth - a temporary booth in a polling place which people enter to cast their votes
place, spot, topographic point - a point located with respect to surface features of some region; "this is a nice place for a picnic"; "a bright spot on a planet"
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FAISALABAD -- The police and administration officers visited various polling stations in district Jhang on Saturday.
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Bulgarians living abroad will be able to vote in the national referendum on October 25 on the introduction of remote electronic voting at 312 polling stations in 45 countries.
People in the Ormesby and Kirkleatham wards could combine voting with a tipple and maybe a meal - if there polling stations were the one at the Pied Piper on Orchard Way in Ormesby, or the Starting Gate on West Dyke Road in Redcar.
The election office made contact with all other presiding officers and found that all other polling stations had the correct registers.
by Mohammad Halim Karimi on 8 September, 2014 - 21:18 KABUL (Pajhwok): The Independent Election Commission would announce the runoff results once the audit process was completed and problems of certain polling stations addressed, an official said on Monday.
In a statement released on its official website, the PEC said that the ballots shown in the video do not match the official ballots used at the polling stations.
BAKE[pounds sterling] (CyHAN)- All the ballots for the presidential elections in Azerbaijan were delivered to polling stations, press-service of the Central Election Committee (CEC) of Azerbaijan reported on Sunday.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Thousands of inspectors are supervising the voting in all polling stations across the province of Tehran on behalf of the presidential and city council candidates, Tehran Governor Isa Farhadi said.
Voters streamed to polling stations Saturday in Pakistan's landmark general election that was marred by bombings near polling stations that killed at least 12 people and injured 47 others.
Karachi: A senior provincial police officer on Monday said that half of the almost 4,000 polling stations in Karachi are sensitive in terms of the law and order situation and revealed plans to call up retired police officers and reputed private security agencies to secure the election process.