vote out

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v vote out thwart the passage of "kill a motion","he shot down the student's proposal"
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Quotations

  • Clare Boothe Luce
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    “In politics women type the letters, lick the stamps, distribute the pamphlets and get out the vote. Men get elected.”

Usage

In literature:

Hope they'll turn out this way and vote for me at the next election for sheriff.
"The Jucklins" by Opie Read
If Dud had asked to be made a blood member of the tribe he would have been elected by fourteen out of the sixteen votes present.
"The Fighting Edge" by William MacLeod Raine
It was, however, thrown out on the second reading in the lords by 187 votes against 85.
"The Political History of England - Vol XI" by George Brodrick
They were not paid out of the credit voted by the Volksraad.
"The Peace Negotiations" by J. D. Kestell
They voted to send Hannibal, and he set out to cross the sea to Spain with a heart full of enthusiasm and joy.
"Hannibal" by Jacob Abbott
Out of about 3,500 registered voters, only 2,600 voted here to-day.
"History of Woman Suffrage, Volume II"
It was very seldom known out of doors how a gentleman had voted.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
These votes, of course, were not thrown out, for the reason they never got in.
"Shadow and Light" by Mifflin Wistar Gibbs
But they oughtn't to run out an' vote ag'in the men the first chance they git.
"Anderson Crow, Detective" by George Barr McCutcheon
In a town adjoining Boston, a well behaved colored boy was kept out of the public school more than a year, by vote of the trustees.
"An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans" by Lydia Maria Child
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In poetry:

Ajax went out to vote
On election day;
White man was standing 'round,
Things had gone his way.
"Ajax Votes for McKinley" by Frank Barbour Coffin
This clenches the bargain,
Sails out of the bay,
Gets the vote in the Senate,
Spite of Webster and Clay;
"Tact" by Ralph Waldo Emerson
But vain was all their hoarsest bass,
Their old experience out of place,
And spite of croaking and entreating,
The vote was carried in marsh-meeting.
"Festina Lente" by James Russell Lowell
Dreams and nightmares!
Nightmares, dreams, oh!
Dreaming that the Negroes
Of the South have taken over—
Voted all the Dixiecrats
Right out of power—
"Cultural Exchange" by Langston Hughes
'Put out the light!' and so say I.
Could 'I quench thee, thou flaming minister,'
No longer, in the northern sky,
Should blaze thy beacon-fire so sinister.
North Star, thy light's unwelcome—very—
We'll vote thee 'an incendiary.'
"Slaveholder's Address To The North Star" by John Pierpont

In news:

There are a lot of politicians out there right now looking for votes.
Snellville Mayor Jerry Oberholtzer was the only contested incumbent to pull out an outright win, though it was hardly a landslide, with only 19 votes determining the winner.
Check out the songs below and vote.
Each One, Bring One: Let's Get Out The Vote.
Check out the music videos below, then vote for your favorite band.
Election Day is November 6, and it's important to get out and vote.
Officials say lack of marquee statewide races mutes efforts to turn out Kansas election vote.
Jackson, Sharpton to turn out votes Monday.
The ACLU and the Anchorage city attorney want to know why the city ran out of ballots during Tuesday's vote for a gay rights ordinance that went down in defeat.
The Illinois Senate voted Nov 29 to force Illinois citizens and businesses to purchase power from a proposed coal plant operated by Tenaska, an out-of-state corporation.
Let's get the hard-to-­believe part right out in the open: I'm a far-left academic who votes Green whenever possible.
START Center Getting the Vote Out .
Paul Ryan asks Ohioans to ' vote out of love of country'.
The 'Get the Vote Out ' Interview.
Unanimous vote out of Senate.
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In science:

In this case our goal was to halve the deficit of the current Federal Budget! We use triadic voting followed by a collaborative step to show that 5 out of 6 groups of the users were able to achieve consensus when paired with a user with divergent views (users had declared whether they were conservatives or liberals).
Widescope - A social platform for serious conversations on the Web
Often, a user from the ma jority camp voted for the proposal given by the minority member i.e. in a group with two liberals and a conservative, the liberal actually chose the conservative’s budget! In fact 5 out of the 8 ma jority members voted for the opposing camp.
Widescope - A social platform for serious conversations on the Web
Take the bit corresponding to the majority-vote function of the outcomes of any subset of three out of the five observers, say the first three.
Full randomness from arbitrarily deterministic events
As long as there are people out there who download and install software over the Internet onto today’ s personal computers running today’ s operating systems, it will be easy for attackers to deliver code that changes their votes, to peoples ’ computers.
Security Considerations for Remote Electronic Voting over the Internet
Is there hope? Given the current state of insecurity of hosts and the vulnerability of the Internet to manipulation and denial of service attacks, there is no way that a public election of any significance involving remote electronic voting could be carried out securely.
Security Considerations for Remote Electronic Voting over the Internet
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