Definition of voter in US English:



  • A person who votes or has the right to vote at an election.

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