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precinct

1. an area in a town, often closed to traffic, that is designed or reserved for a particular purpose
2. US
a. a district of a city for administrative or police purposes
b. the police responsible for such a district
3. US a polling or electoral district

precinct

The grounds immediately surrounding a cathedral.
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Jerome George Korkoya terms as false, claim and fake news about ballot fraud at a voting precinct situated in Jacob Town, Paynesville, outside Monrovia.
The former editor-in-chief of the newspaper Diena and the current chairwoman of the 'The Meierovics Society for Progressive Reform,' Sarmite Elerte, will head Unity's ticket in the Zemgale Province (south-central Latvia) voting precinct.
Median income by voting precinct is constructed by generating the income distribution for each voting district and approximating the 50th percentile through the use of the formula for generating the median from group data.
The city will utilize Houston Healthcare's new conference center at its Houston Mall pavilion as a voting precinct for a rental charge of $75 everyday.
Earlier, teachers refused to serve as polling officers, prompting Comelec to deploy policemen at the voting precincts in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), while representatives of rival candidates scuffled at schools in Isla Punting Bato, at Manila's Tondo district, a depressed area, TV footage showed.
When and if the new system is placed in every voting precinct, McCormack expects 95 percent of election results to be ready by midnight with 100 percent accuracy, barring programming errors or equipment failure.
The notion of felons on juries or in legislatures is no more far-fetched than the idea of a prison voting precinct.
In Basilan, the ballot of Sitti Sayana Tiplani was allegedly crumpled and she was slapped in the face supposedly by an election officer while inside the voting precinct at 7:15 a.
TEMPLETON - Population changes in the 2010 census will force the town to create a third voting precinct and buy equipment needed for that precinct.
The mayor's voting precinct at the Daniel Aguinaldo National High School is just 2.
The voting precinct is a reminder that our individual interests are not the only interests worthy of consideration.
She said though that no election equipment such as Vote Counting Machine and other paraphernalia had been burned because the ones intended for the voting precinct was still in Barangay Poblacion here.