Election Vocabulary



a ballot -

the ballot box -

a ballot paper -

to call an election -

a campaign -

a candidate -

to challenge -

the city hall -

to concede defeat -

a council -

a councillor -

the electorate -

an exit poll -

a floating voter -

a government -

the incumbent -

a lame duck -

a landslide -

leadership (n) -

a leaflet -

left-wing -

a majority -

a mayor / a mayoress -

an MP -

an opinion poll -

a party political broadcast -

a pledge -

the PM -

a polling station -

(to go to) the polls -

postal vote -

a proposal -

to punish -

right-wing -

to run for office -

a seat -

a speech -

to stand down

a swing -

a term -

a town hall -

a (low / high) turnout -

undecided (adj) -

to vote for sb -

a voting booth -




Can you think of any words that I have missed out?

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