polling place


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Noun1.polling place - a place where voters go to cast their votes in an electionpolling place - 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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A month or two later Jurgis had another interview with this same man, who told him where to go to "register." And then finally, when election day came, the packing houses posted a notice that men who desired to vote might remain away until nine that morning, and the same night watchman took Jurgis and the rest of his flock into the back room of a saloon, and showed each of them where and how to mark a ballot, and then gave each two dollars, and took them to the polling place, where there was a policeman on duty especially to see that they got through all right.
The databases must guarantee that the eligibility of a lawfully registered voter is not challenged on election day due to inappropriate and illegal purging, errors in data entry, or the inability to easily and accurately access the database at the polling place. However, in the event that a voter's registration is in question or challenged, the poll worker will allow the person to cast a provisional ballot.
The machines alert voters to errors before they leave the polling place. The case is still open and Cook County Clerk David Orr is lobbying for use of the machines statewide.
One student told interviewers that he voted twice for Bush: once at a polling place on the Marquette campus and then by absentee ballot in Florida.
Instead of a recount in Florida, a close direct popular election might require recounts in every polling place in America.
In general, the cost of conducting vote-by-mail elections is 1/3 to 1/2 of the amount required for polling place elections.(2) Higher turnout typically occurs in vote-by-mail elections, although the wide variation in electoral context complicates a pure comparison of the two types.(3) Defenders of vote-by-mail argue that facilitating the participation of those individuals who have difficulty getting to the polls is merely extending the process of absentee balloting to a wider group of individuals.
The court added that the Senator 'shall bear all the necessary costs and expenses for her transport from the PNP Custodial Center in Camp Crame Quezon City to her precinct polling place in Precinct No.
Each district has a designated polling place for use on election days, where people visit to cast their vote in Westminster, Scottish Government, European or local government elections.
Second, confirm your polling place. Don't assume that you will vote at the same location you voted at the last several elections.
"Casting a vote is a weighty civic act, and the State may reasonably decide that the interior of the polling place should reflect the distinction between voting and campaigning- But the line the State draws must be reasonable," Chief Justice John Roberts wrote for the majority.
Still, that isn't to say long lines and polling place frenzies are ever completely avoidable.