Ballots, polls, elections: Wahlen auf Englisch

Ballots, polls, elections: Wahlen auf Englisch

Über Politik sprechen zu können gehört eindeutig zum professionellen Business Small Talk. Hier die wichtigsten Begriffe zum Thema Wahlen auf Englisch:

 

election(s): Die Wahl/Wahlen

The 2020 United States presidential election was the 59th quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020.

to vote: wählen

Have you voted yet? Who did you vote for? I voted for the democratic candidate.

a vote: eine Stimme

Trump declared victory before all votes were counted.

to cast a vote: wählen, eine Stimme abgeben

People waited in line to cast their votes.

popular vote: direkte Stimmen

He lost the popular vote but won the electoral college.

electoral college: Wahlmänner, Wahlkollegium

There are currently 538 electors in the Electoral College; 270 votes are needed to win the presidential election.

to tally the votes: die Stimmen zählen

Everyone will have to wait as officials tally the votes.

ballot: Wahlzettel

The candidates for many different offices are listed on your ballot.

ballot counting / vote counting: Auszählung, Stimmzählung

Trump's campaign has filed legal action in several states to try to stop vote counting.

a mail-in ballot: Briefwahl

Contact us to request your mail-in ballot.

polls: Umfragen, Hochrechnungen

View the latest 2020 presidential polls and head-to-head match-up between Joe Biden and Donald Trump!

rally: Wahlveranstaltung

Joe Biden is holding three rallies today.

campaign: Kampagne

Join our campaign to elect Joe Biden!

landslide victory: Erdrutschsieg

The possibility of a landslide victory for US presidential candidate Joe Biden vanished in the early hours of 4 November.

turnout: Teilnahme

The 2020 election likely had the highest voter turnout in modern history.

 

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