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
This is, remarkably, the first election of any kind for any office that Sanford has ever lost in nearly a quarter-century of putting his name out there.
Talks in Santo Domingo resumed in 2017, but ended this year after the government accelerated the presidential election.
During the Alabama special election between Roy Moore, a man with a history of predatory behavior toward teen girls, and now-Sen.
The reports first appear to have emerged in late November 2016, after the election of President Trump, who had made no secret of his distaste for his predecessor’s liberalizing of relations with Cuba.
Also today, Italy’s auction of debt will draw scrutiny by handing investors another opportunity to react to the election of the populist government and its promises of hefty spending increases.
The election of Donald Trump — who during his campaign called for a travel ban seven Muslim-majority nations and for the monitoring of mosques — movitvated Farooqui to advocate for more Muslim representation in public office.
Democrats took back control of the Hamilton County Board of Commissioners in 2017 with the election of Denise Driehaus as commissioner.
Their lawyer, Samuel Stretton, argued that the board shouldn’t have certified the election of 11 committee people in Northeast Philly’s 58th Ward.
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Synonym Discussion of election
- freedom of choice
- the option of paying now or later
- equally attractive alternatives
- a preference for cool weather
- a varied selection of furniture
- doing a tax return forces certain elections on you
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
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