vote noun definition in Elections topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: Elections topic
[countable] vote (for/against somebody/something) a formal choice that you make in an election or at a meeting in order to choose somebody or decide something There were 21 votes for and 17 against the motion, with 2 abstentions. The motion was passed by 6 votes to 3. The chairperson has the casting/deciding vote. The Green candidate won over 3 000 of the 14 000 votes cast.