Phrasal Verbs for Election

Vote down

to reject or defeat something by voting against it:
The new salary proposal was voted down.

Vote through

to approve something such as a law or plan by voting for it:
The committee voted through a proposal for a new village school.

Stand down

to leave your official job or position:
She's decided to stand down after ten years.

Get in

to be elected to a political position:
She got in by 400 votes.