polling booth


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polling booth

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a semi-enclosed space in which a voter stands to mark a ballot paper during an election

poll′ing booth`


n.
a booth in which votes are cast.
[1850–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.polling booth - a temporary booth in a polling place which people enter to cast their votespolling booth - a temporary booth in a polling place which people enter to cast their votes
kiosk, stall, booth, cubicle - small area set off by walls for special use
polling place, polling station - a place where voters go to cast their votes in an election
Translations

polling booth

n (Brit) → cabina elettorale
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Summary: Chandigarh (Punjab) (India), May 20 (ANI): Election Commission of India (ECI) ordered re-polling at one polling booth of Amritsar Parliamentary constituency on May 22, due to negligence during the polling process.
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They said there was only one polling booth for women at every polling station, which was not insufficient to accommodate a large number of women, who showed up to cast vote.
His body was found outside a polling booth at Shibapara area of Domkal assembly segment in Murshidabad district.
Survey respondents report higher levels of risky sexual behavior when they answer questions anonymously in private polling booths using marked tokens than when they take part in face-to-face interviews, according to a study conducted in Cotonou, Benin (1) For example, the proportion of married men who reported ever having had sex with a female sex worker was 20% in face-to-face interviews, but 42% in polling booth surveys.
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The PRID is headed by a Aristides Gomes, a very close ally of Joao Bernardo Vieira, who was ousted from the PAIGC and won the 2005 presidential elections as an independent candidate.As dawn broke in the capital Bissau, men carrying torches and wearing fluorescent jackets with the word "staff" set up a polling booth under an acacia tree on the potholed sidewalk.Unpaid salaries
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