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A person who votes or has the right to vote at an election.
- ‘The system asks voters who they plan to vote for and then analyses the results.’
- ‘On this he is out of tune with the majority of Liberal Democrat voters, who wholly oppose war.’
- ‘As a result voters could get a vote at a polling station while still being able to vote again online from home.’
- ‘There was no way of checking whether the person who had applied for the vote was the legitimate voter.’
- ‘Argentine voters are due to go to the polls to elect a new president on 30 March next year.’
- ‘A state law allows polls to close early if all registered voters have cast ballots.’
- ‘The fact that only a small percentage of the voters bothered to vote is neither here nor there.’
- ‘What do you think will be the most important issue for voters in this election?’
- ‘Online voters also have the option of voting with a paper ballot in the traditional way.’
- ‘This applies to both voters that have applied for a postal vote and those that have not.’
- ‘So why is the voter turnout so low during the election that directly affects us all?’
- ‘Polling cards are sent out to all voters and give details of where and when to vote.’
- ‘As a minimum, every postal vote should record the national insurance number of the voter.’
- ‘I assume this means you think we've hit on policies which might be popular with voters.’
- ‘Would you happen to have access to the percentages of eligible voters who in fact voted?’
- ‘Hence the political strength of the citizen body as voters in the citizen assembly.’
- ‘No wonder only one in three voters bothered to vote in last month's local elections.’
- ‘To be a single-issue voter, especially in this election, is ignorant and selfish.’
- ‘Every person who is eligible to vote must be registered as a voter in a single polling division.’
- ‘At the stage of completing the ballot paper the voter has exercised his right to vote in order of preference.’
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