preelection

adjective
pre·​elec·​tion | \ ˌprē-i-ˈlek-shən How to pronounce preelection (audio) \
variants: or pre-election

Definition of preelection

: occurring before an election preelection polls/surveys preelection campaign promises

First Known Use of preelection

1872, in the meaning defined above

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“Preelection.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preelection. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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