postelection

adjective
post·​elec·​tion | \ ˌpōst-ē-ˈlek-shən How to pronounce postelection (audio) \

Definition of postelection

: relating to or occurring in the time following an election postelection analyses The 'Lame Duck' Amendment aimed particularly at postelection congressional sessions in which defeated legislators still participated …— Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

First Known Use of postelection

1938, in the meaning defined above

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“Postelection.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/postelection. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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