voting machine
noun Date: 1900 a mechanical device for recording and counting votes cast in an election

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • voting machine — vot′ing machine n. gov a mechanical or electronic apparatus used in a polling place to register and count the votes • Etymology: 1895–1900 …   From formal English to slang

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