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polling booth

a semienclosed space in which a voter stands to mark a ballot paper during an election
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"Polling booth number 123 in Amritsar Parliamentary constituency would undergo re-polling.
With the facilitation of polling booths for the employees of industries in Phuentsholing and Pasakha, these industrial workers can exercise their right to vote in the upcoming National Assembly elections this year.
The political activists criticised the ECP and local administration for 'not making sufficient arrangements to facilitate women voters in the region' on July 25 and said the relevant officials were told to arrange at least two women-only polling booths at every polling station.
Blaming the ruling Trinamool Congress for the killing, CPI- M candidate and former West Bengal animal husbandry minister Anisur Rahman alleged that Muslims were killed when bombs were hurled outside the polling booth as the ruling party workers were trying to unleash a reign of terror to intimidate voters.
As part of an HIV-prevalence study conducted in Cotonou in 2008 among men aged 15-64 and women aged 15-49, researchers conducted face-to-face interviews with a random sample of 2,580 respondents and polling booth surveys with an independent random sample of 1,095 individuals from the same population.
mirrors were fastened to the wall of the polling booth, which breaks the secrecy of the voters' ballot.
Table 1: Variables derived from the 2006 census representing the demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of polling booth catchments
Around the city, other polling booths were also functioning."They started on time, everything is going well at least in the two polling stations I have visited," Jean Bambara, an election observer from Burkina Faso, said.
She said it happened after she read an A4 size poster pinned to the side of the individual polling booth where she was sent to fill in her ballot paper.
Unlike many other countries where polling booths are open for 24 hours and in some cases several days, we are given a small window in which to exercise our democratic right.
Witnesses also charged that, although handicapped people were able to get into some polling places, the polling booths weren't acceptable to them and their requests for special ballots or other assistance was denied in African American precincts