Definition of voter in English:



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

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