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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

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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old and no longer in good condition

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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