(a.) The act of choosing a person to fill an office, or to membership in a society, as by ballot, uplifted hands, or viva voce; as, the election of a president or a mayor.
(a.) Power of choosing; free will; liberty to choose or act.
(a.) Discriminating choice; discernment.
(a.) Divine choice; predestination of individuals as objects of mercy and salvation; -- one of the "five points" of Calvinism.
(a.) The choice, made by a party, of two alternatives, by taking one of which, the chooser is excluded from the other.
(a.) Those who are elected.
(1) Yet the Tory promise of fiscal rectitude prevailed in England Alexander had been in charge of Labour’s election strategy, but he could not strategise a victory over a 20-year-old Scottish nationalist who has not yet taken her finals.
(2) Ryzhkov added: "I believe they want to keep him in prison for another three or four years at least, so he is not released until well after the next presidential elections in 2012."
(3) The present retrospective study reports the results of a survey conducted on 130 patients given elective abdominal and urinary surgery together with the cultivation of routine intraperitoneal drainage material.
(4) To a supporter at the last election like me – someone who spoke alongside Nick Clegg at the curtain-raiser event for the party conference during the height of Labour's onslaught on civil liberties, and was assured privately by two leaders that the party was onside about civil liberties – this breach of trust and denial of principle is astonishing.
(5) One of the most interesting aspects of the shadow cabinet elections, not always readily interpreted because of the bizarre process of alliances of convenience, is whether his colleagues are ready to forgive and forget his long years as Brown's representative on earth.
(6) A dozen peers hold ministerial positions and Westminster officials are expecting them to keep the paperwork to run the country flowing and the ministerial seats warm while their elected colleagues fight for votes.
(7) From us you learn the state of your nation, and especially its management by the people you elected to give your children a better future.
(8) Mike Enzi of Wyoming A senior senator from Wyoming, Enzi worked for the Department of Interior and the private Black Hills Corporation before being elected to Congress.
(9) It is concluded that extradural adrenaline does not usefully reduce systemic absorption of 0.5% bupivacaine, but may improve its efficacy in extradural anaesthesia for elective Caesarean section.
(10) Nor is this political fantasy: at the European elections in May, across 51 authorities in the north-west and north-east, Ukip finished ahead of Labour in 18 and as its main rival in 30.
(11) US presidential election 2016: the state of the Republican race as the year begins Read more So far, the former secretary of state seems to be recovering well from self-inflicted wounds that dogged the start of her second, and most concerted, attempt for the White House.
(12) She was clearly elected on a pledge not to cut school funding and that’s exactly what is happening,” Corbyn said.
(13) In a poll before the debate, 48% predicted that Merkel, who will become Europe's longest serving leader if re-elected on 22 September, would emerge as the winner of the US-style debate, while 26% favoured Steinbruck, a former finance minister who is known for his quick-wit and rhetorical skills, but sometimes comes across as arrogant.
(14) Photograph: AP Reasons for wavering • State relies on coal-fired electricity • Poor prospects for wind power • Conservative Democrat • Represents conservative district in conservative state and was elected on narrow margins Campaign support from fossil fuel interests in 2008 • $93,743 G K Butterfield (North Carolina) GK Butterfield, North Carolina.
(15) We conclude that mortality rates in the elderly could be improved by encouraging elective surgery and avoiding diagnostic laparatomy in patients with incurable surgical disease.
(16) Cameron, who faces intense political pressure from the UK Independence party in the runup to the 2014 European parliamentary elections, believes voters will need to be consulted if the EU agrees a major treaty revision in the next few years.
(17) Since the election on 7 March there has been a bitter contest for power in Iraq led by Iran, Saudi Arabia and Turkey.
(18) But when, less than two weeks out from the election, voters were asked to name the issues most important to them in the campaign, they nominated unemployment, inflation and economic management, rather than immigration and border control.
(19) When the election comes, we won’t be campaigning for a coalition... ...we will be fighting heart and soul for a majority Conservative Government – because that is what our country needs.
(20) Britain First applied to use seven slogans in the elections and four were rejected, but the remaining three, including the slogan relating to Rigby, were approved by the watchdog.
(n.) One who elects, or has the right of choice; a person who is entitled to take part in an election, or to give his vote in favor of a candidate for office.
(n.) Hence, specifically, in any country, a person legally qualified to vote.
(n.) In the old German empire, one of the princes entitled to choose the emperor.
(n.) One of the persons chosen, by vote of the people in the United States, to elect the President and Vice President.
(a.) Pertaining to an election or to electors.
(1) The PUP founder made the comments at a voters’ forum and press conference during an open day held at his Palmer Coolum Resort, where he invited the electorate to see his giant robotic dinosaur park, memorabilia including his car collection and a concert by Dean Vegas, an Elvis impersonator.
(2) Meanwhile Ed Miliband, the Labour leader, waiting anxiously for news of the scale of the Labour advance in his first nationwide electoral test, will urge the electorate not to be duped by the promise of a coalition mark 2, predicting sham concessions by the Conservatives .
(3) As it was, Labour limped in seven points and nearly two million votes behind the Conservatives because older cohorts of the electorate leant heavily to the Tories and grandpa and grandma turned up at the polling stations in the largest numbers.
(4) The publicity surrounding the Rotherham child exploitation scandal, which triggered the resignation of Shaun Wright, the previous PCC, did not translate into a high turnout, with only 14.65% of the electorate casting a vote.
(5) The two moves were seen as significant because the Electoral Commission had made clear that secondary legislation, which must be passed before the referendum can be held, should be introduced six months before the referendum.
(6) Republicans remain wary of a contentious debate on the divisive issue, which could anger their core voters and undercut potential electoral gains in the November elections when control of Congress will be at stake.
(7) The same is also true of both local votes and byelections – and the electoral dynamics and relative turnout of these races is very different from a general election.
(8) As Aesop reminds us at the end of the fable: “Nobody believes a liar, even when he’s telling the truth.” When leaders choose only the facts that suit them, people don’t stop believing in facts – they stop believing in leaders This distrust is both mutual and longstanding, prompting two clear trends in British electoral politics.
(9) Old lefties who have failed to understand the imperatives of electoral politics for 40 years are never going to change their minds.
(10) The Conservatives have held back the development of garden cities on the scale necessary, but if Liberal Democrats are part of the next government, we will ensure at least 10 get under way – with up to five along this new garden cities railway, bringing new homes and jobs to the brainbelt of south-east England.” The Lib Dems insist they are planning to act in the national interest and are not motivated by electoral considerations.
(11) If the Labour leader has his way, into the dustbin of history will go the "electoral college", the spatchcocked compromise that was a product of the Bennite wars of the 1980s.
(12) In some respects, the impasse is a vindication of the UK electorate’s decision to leave the EU and pursue its own agreements.” He said when the UK government was free to make its own trade deals after leaving the EU, it should target willing partners such as emerging markets.
(13) Photograph: Martin Argles for the Guardian A journey that started five years ago with a promise to bring Labour together – to avoid the civil strife that traditionally followed election defeat – risks ending where it began: contemplating electoral wilderness.
(14) Already much work has been done to re-establish enduring components for Labour's electoral success: clarity of strategy, effective rebuttal, and superior field organisation with our network of community organisers.
(15) In subsequent tweets , he added: “It would have been much easier for me to win the so-called popular vote than the electoral college in that I would only campaign in 3 or 4 states instead of the 15 states that I visited.
(16) Gillard faces an uphill battle convincing the electorate to back her.
(17) I thought the Wikileaks party presented an historic, strategic opportunity for an intervention into electoral politics.)
(18) You cannot now duck the fact that we have an electoral system which is completely out of step with the aspirations and hopes of millions of British people," he said.
(19) On Thursday in the capital of Naypyidaw, the Myanmar electoral commission announced two more batches of seats for the National League for Democracy (NLD), taking the party to within 38 of the 329 seats it needs for a majority across the lower and upper houses of parliament.
(20) The Jarman UPA score at electoral ward level is not related to psychiatric morbidity, and should not therefore be used for planning local service provision.