post·​elec·​tion ˌpōst-ē-ˈlek-shən How to pronounce postelection (audio)
: 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.

Word History

First Known Use

1938, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of postelection was in 1938

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“Postelection.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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