(politics, government) A place where votes are cast in elections.
On the first Tuesday after the first Monday of November, American voters go to the polls for general elections.
Third-person singular simple present indicative form of poll.
Polls Sentence Examples
This instrument was ratified at the polls on the 13th of August.
These two parties decidedly outnumbered the Republicans at the polls from 1890-1898, but they could win only by fusion.
At the polls on the 8th of November Lincoln was triumphantly re-elected president.
It was the great question at the polls; and the first elections by the new constituencies went violently against the authors of their being.
But meanwhile, a convention of delegates chosen mainly at polls opened at the army posts, assembled in January 1864, abolished slavery, repudiated secession and the secession war debt, and revised in minor details the constitution of 1836, restricting the suffrage to whites.