Examples of election in a Sentence
He's favored to win the election.
The scandal may affect his chances for election.
Her election to the Senate was a surprise to many.
Recent Examples of election from the Web
As majority whip, Scalise is the chief vote counter in the Republican conference and has served in the House since winning a special election in May 2008.
Strange is one of 10 Republicans running for the party's nomination in this year's special Senate election.
Trump hasn’t ruled out raising concerns about cybersecurity and Russian election meddling, which have raised tensions in the relationship, according to a U.S. official familiar with the preparations.
Many states' top election administrator is the secretary of state, but the State Board of Elections handles those duties in Illinois.
The group regularly shares information about district news and the upcoming election on its Facebook page.
The consequences of the 2016 elections are indeed sweeping.
France’s recent elections give the eurozone a historic opportunity to deepen economic ties, led by a deeper relationship with Germany, according to Bruno Le Maire, the country’s new finance and economy minister.
Cranley and Simpson face off in Cincinnati's general mayoral election on November 7th.
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First Known Use of election
Synonym Discussion of election
ELECTION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of election for English Language Learners
: the act or process of choosing someone for a public office by voting
: the fact of being elected
ELECTION Defined for Kids
Definition of election for Students
: an act of choosing or the fact of being chosen especially by vote
Legal Definition of election
1a : the act or process of electing b : an instance of the electorate voting for candidates for an elective office c : the fact of being elected
2 : the right, power, or privilege of making a choice: as a : the right of a spouse to choose a statutorily prescribed amount of a deceased spouse's estate or whatever was devised to him or her under the will b : the right of a person who has an interest in property that a deceased has disposed of by will either to claim his or her right to the property or to accept what he or she was devised under the will instead c : the right of a party to a contract that has been breached by the other party to choose to continue or terminate the contract — see also election of remedies, equitable election
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