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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
polling day
▪ Immediately prior to polling day the Alliance played the extremist card.
▪ On polling day itself, the worst unemployment figures for 30 years were announced.
▪ On Thursday night, he appeared before 3,500 party faithful in the north of Paris in his last rally before polling day.
▪ Senior Conservatives now concede privately that they are likely to remain behind until polling day.
▪ The document appeared in the press shortly before polling day and swung many votes against MacDonald.
▪ The outcome may well depend on who copes best with the long run in to polling day.
▪ The Representation of the People Act 1969 extended the franchise to persons aged 18 or more on polling day.
▪ There again, I always get gloomy just before polling day.
polling day

n. the day appointed for an election; in the United States it is the 1st Tuesday after the 1st Monday in November [syn: election day]

Usage examples of "polling day".

He meant all sorts of harm to my father, not least adverse publicity before polling day.

On the whole, they preferred the electorate to be well the worse for drink on polling day.

The Friday before polling day, the prime minister, John Vorster, addressed a meeting in the Sea Point town hall in support of the National Party candidate.