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vot·ing machine

(vō′tĭng)
n.
An apparatus for use in polling places that mechanically records and counts votes.

voting machine

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (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

vot′ing machine`


n.
a mechanical or electronic apparatus used in a polling place to register and count the votes.
[1895–1900]
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Noun1.voting machine - a mechanical device for recording and counting votes mechanicallyvoting machine - a mechanical device for recording and counting votes mechanically
mechanical device - mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
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Answering to a question, he said that the Election Commission would conduct the practical examinations of the Electronic Voting Machines and Biometrics Machines in the next week.
The house also passed a resolution recommending the Government to buy electronic voting machines for Election Commission of Pakistan.
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Diebold's core products include automated teller machines, retail and drive-up banking solutions, branch facility equipment, integrated physical and electronic security solutions and electronic voting machines.
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He said that the ECP would call a tender for electronic voting machines soon, which would be experimented during the bye-election.

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