One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A compartment with one open side in which one voter at a time stands to mark their ballot paper.
- ‘Flosse claimed that pressure had been put on voters because the polling booths were decorated with the colours of the independence movement.’
- ‘That should get the voters into the polling booths then!’
- ‘He also hopes that it will help to mobilise and motivate increasingly disinterested voters into the polling booths.’
- ‘Out of sheer habit, voters go to the polling booth they used during previous elections.’
- ‘In the United States hardly the majority of eligible voters go to the polling booths.’
- ‘And the prospect of a ban on fox hunting is the perfect way to embolden Labour spirits and get voters into the polling booth, according to sources.’
- ‘If anyone feels too dispirited to vote, too alienated or whatever, they should drag themselves along to the polling booth and spoil their ballot paper.’
- ‘In Shangus and Nowgam villages the coalition team saw long queues of voters at polling booths.’
- ‘City of York councillors were considering testing a scheme which would mean everybody would get a postal vote, replacing polling booths.’
- ‘This time they want their part of public opinion to sneer when they see the television images of voters in polling booths.’
- ‘If the couch potato won't come to the polling booth, the polling booth can come to the couch potato - as long as the effort of going to the post box doesn't prove too great.’
- ‘The race was too close to call yesterday and both camps said they would pursue support among an estimated 10m undecided voters until the polling booths close this evening.’
- ‘The highlight of the campaign for me was the voter in the polling booth telling her daughter it was a council election.’
- ‘Around 83 per cent of enrolled voters turned up at polling booths on Saturday - only slightly less than turn out for a general council eleciton.’
- ‘At the polling booth, the voter is first identified and his/her signature obtained.’
- ‘And he pledged that the Tories would bring back the right of all voters to use a polling booth, as opposed to some recent elections which have seen all-postal voting.’
- ‘In last month's European elections, only 20.7 percent of eligible Polish voters went to the polling booths.’
- ‘What IS legally ‘compulsory’ is for each voter to attend and receive voting slips at a polling booth at each election.’
- ‘Is it possible that an unpinnable fear factor skews respondent response, that the voter exiting the polling booth tells the pollster what he thinks the pollster wants to hear?’
- ‘Last year, a scheme was put forward to give everybody a postal vote, replacing polling booths, in an effort to increase the number of York residents voting.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.