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People who vote - thesaurus

Synonyms

voter

noun

someone who votes in an election

electorate

noun

all the people who are allowed to vote in an election

constituency

noun

the voters in a division of a country who elect a representative to parliament

elector

noun

someone who has the right to vote in an election

constituent

noun

someone who lives in a constituency and is allowed to vote in elections

independent

noun

a politician who does not belong to any political party

floating voter

noun

British a voter who has not decided who to vote for in an election

turnout

noun

the number of voters in an election

security mom

noun

Americaninformal a mother who believes that the safety of her country and action to stop terrorism is very important, and who is influenced mainly by this belief in her choice of which leader to vote for

the grey vote

noun

older people, especially people over 55, considered as a group of voters in an election

vote bank

noun

in South Asia, a large group of voters from a single community who always support a particular party or candidate in elections

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electoral college

noun

a small group of people who have the responsibility of electing someone to an important position

electoral register

noun

British an official list of all the people in an area who have the right to vote in elections

the Jewish/working-class etc vote

a particular group of people, considered according to the way that they tend to vote in an election

swing voter

noun

mainly American a floating voter

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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