Definition of Polling station

1. Noun. A place where voters go to cast their votes in an election.

Exact synonyms: Polling Place
Terms within: Polling Booth
Generic synonyms: Place, Spot, Topographic Point



Definition of Polling station

1. Noun. a place where voters go to cast their ballot in an election or referendum; a voting station ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polling Station

pollies
pollinate
pollinated
pollinates
pollinating
pollination
pollinations
pollinator
pollinators
pollinctor
pollinctors
polling
polling booth
polling day
polling place
polling station (current term)
pollings
pollinia
pollinial
polliniate
pollinic
polliniferous
pollinium
pollinize
pollinized
pollinizer
pollinizers
pollinizes
pollinizing
pollinose

Literary usage of Polling station

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament (1906)
"... voter to make a selection before the presiding officer of the polling station at which he was qualified to vote in the constituency which he selected, ..."

2. A Guide to Election Law and the Law and Practice of Election Petitions by E. Chandos Leigh, Henry Denis Le Marchant, Yarborough Anderson, Charles Edward Ellis (1885)
"Every officer, clerk, and agent in attendance at a polling station ... or otherwise attempt to obtain in the polling station information as to the candidate ..."

3. Rogers on Elections by Francis James Newman Rogers, Great Britain (1906)
"A separate room or separate booth may contain a separate polling station, ... No person shall be admitted to vote at any polling station except the one ..."

4. The Parliamentary Election Manual: A Practical Handbook on the Law and by Thomas Charles Hunter Hedderwick (1892)
"If anything in the conduct of the election within your polling' station, on the part of the presiding officer or of his assistants, strikes you as improper ..."

5. Bushby's Manual of the Practice of Elections for the United Kingdom: With an by Henry Hardcastle, Henry Jeffreys Bushby (1880)
"The returning officer shall provide each polling station What is to with ... The I""11n*ta*- presiding officer at any polling station, just before the ..."

6. The Australian Ballot System as Embodied in the Legislation of Various Countries by John Henry Wigmore (1889)
"A separate room or separate booth may contain a sepa- Wgg . 2i. rate polling-station, or several polling-stations may be con- Queen's?., ยง 59 ; structed in ..."

7. The Canada Law Journal by Law Society of Upper Canada, William S. Hein & Company, Canadian Bar Association (1887)
"... there to take the votes of the electors of the said electoral district lawfully qualified to vote at the polling station of the said polling district ..."

8. The Law of the Office and Duties of the Sheriff: With the Writs and Forms by Cameron Churchill (1882)
"A separate room or separate booth may contain a separate polling station, ... No person is to be admitted to vote at any polling station except the one ..."

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