vote somebody ↔ in

From King Dictionary of Contemporary Englishvote somebody ↔ in phrasal verbto elect someone by voting A new chairman was voted in. vote→ See Verb table
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vote inIn spite of the vote for Clinton in 1992, it is that second personality that has been in the ascendant recently.We failed quite clearly to get our vote out.But the vote ended in a tie, so we had to have a tie-breaker.Eleven years ago, highway officials voted, in essence, to take Route 66 off the map.Plans for votes of confidence in executive party bodies were also proposed.The board voted 8-1 Tuesday in favor of awarding the grant for the shelter at 341 Eddy St.The managers of these mutual funds have the power to vote their shares in favor of shareholder resolutions.Firms paid rates but had no vote at all in local elections.