Entry from British & World English dictionary
A vote sent in by post rather than cast in person.
- The talk of recounts, re-votes, postal votes and even badly-designed ballot papers suggests that we are in for a considerable wait.
- Ballot papers for the postal votes were being sent out today and the poll closes on July 25.
- A record number of people are expected to cast postal votes in the May general election.
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