Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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.