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01. Who are you going to [vote] for in the election?
02. Only about 70% of eligible [voters] ever actually vote in our federal elections.
03. She was [voted] class president by her classmates.
04. John got twice as many [votes] as his opponent when he won the position of president of the union.
05. We all took a [vote], and decided to have the party next Friday.
06. The Liberal party won about 53% of the [vote] in the urban areas.
07. The [voting] for a new President began about an hour ago.
08. Gore Vidal once said that half of the American people have never read a newspaper, and that half never [voted] for President. One hopes it is the same half.
09. I once saw a bumper sticker that read, "Don't [vote] - it only encourages them."
10. Winston Churchill once said that the best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average [voter].
11. Bill Vaughan once observed that a citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to [vote] in a national election.
12. Oscar Ameringer once remarked that politics is the gentle art of getting [votes] from the poor, and campaign funds from the rich by promising to protect each from the other.
13. New Zealand was the first country in the world to give women the right to [vote], in 1893.
14. In Denmark, any political party which gains more than 2% of the total [vote] is guaranteed seats in Parliament.
15. In 1873, civil rights leader Susan B. Anthony was found guilty of [voting], and was sentenced to pay a fine, which she refused to do.
16. In the beginning of democracy in America, the right to [vote] was restricted to white male property owners.

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