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Places and objects involved in elections



a piece of paper that you write your vote on

ballot box


a box in which you put your ballot paper after you have voted

ballot paper


a ballot that you write your vote on

polling booth


a small enclosed space where you stand to mark your piece of paper secretly when you go to vote

polling station


a building where people go to vote in an election

voting booth


a polling booth

voting machine


a machine that records and counts the votes in an election

hostile architecture

the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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boots on the ground

a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …

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