(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.
(imp. & p. p.) of Nominate
(1) Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, who is also seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, recently proposed a bill that would ease the financial burden of prescription drugs on elderly Americans by allowing Medicare, the national social health insurance program, to negotiate with the pharmaceutical companies to keep prices down.
(2) 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.
(3) In the total sample, PEI factors and negative nominations were more stable than positive nominations, and PEI Aggression and Withdrawal scores were more stable than negative nominations.
(4) said Bengis, a Miami-based lawyer who campaigned hard for Hillary Clinton four years ago before she conceded the Democratic Party's nomination to Barack Obama.
(5) The nominal exposure concentrations of 1,2,4-TCB were 25.0, 50.0, and 100.0 ppm.
(6) Hazard, nominated for the Ballon d’Or earlier in the day, broke away from his industrious defensive running to curl a shot on to the base of the far post early on while Willian struck the crossbar with a free-kick just after the interval.
(7) Photograph: Amelia Jacobsen A second successive nomination for Long, whose increasing public prominence has coincided with a political awakening that has seen her dive headlong into activism as part of groups like UK Uncut .
(8) An Artist of the Floating World won the Whitbread Book of the Year award and was nominated for the Booker prize for fiction; The Remains of the Day won the Booker; and When We Were Orphans, perceived by many reviewers as a disappointment, was nominated for both the Booker and the Whitbread.
(9) His formal entry into the contest marks a key moment in the nascent race for the Republican nomination, which is set to be the most congested presidential primary either party has held since 1976.
(10) The Labour leadership election gained a new lease of life today as parliament's first black female MP, Diane Abbott , entered the race and the party extended the deadline for nominations, giving extra time for new candidates to emerge.
(11) We must end police violence so we can live and feel safe in this country,” the group stated on a new website, Campaign Zero , which also establishes an issue-by-issue system for monitoring the policy positions of candidates for the Democratic and Republican US presidential nominations.
(12) Among the thousands of candidates – whose nominations will be have to be put forward to the election commission in coming weeks – are expected to be Bollywood film stars, cricket players, serving parliamentarians accused of rape and murder, as well dozens of larger-than-life regional leaders.
(13) He said the incident happened after Hookem told Woolfe it was his own fault he did not get his nomination papers in on time.
(14) It is thought that Burnham has more than 70 nominations in the parliamentary Labour party and the breadth of his support is beginning to make it difficult for some of the other candidates such as Tristam Hunt, the shadow education secretary, and even Liz Kendall, the shadow health minister, to gather the 35 nominations from MPs they need to get on the ballot paper.
(15) College students completed a 17-item scale measuring the "propensity to argue controversial topics" and 7 other nominal-scale independent variables.
(16) DHPR gene expression was reversibly suppressed by 0.4 nM transforming growth factor beta-1 or by transfection with a mutant c-H-ras allele, nominal inhibitors of myogenesis that block the appearance of slow channels and DHPR.
(17) This year, the main beneficiaries appear to be Salmon Fishing in the Yemen , which has three nominations, including for its two leads Ewan McGregor and Emily Blunt, and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, which scored two, including its lead Judi Dench.
(18) The immunity was enacted by an overwhelming bipartisan vote, with the support of leading Democrats including Barack Obama, who had promised - when seeking his party's nomination - to filibuster any bill that contained retroactive telecom immunity.
(19) If the Mg2+ concentration in the superfusion medium was lowered from 2 mM to nominally zero the response to NMDA was selectively increased.
(20) Trump and his wife, Melania, descended an escalator into the basement lobby of the Trump Tower on 16 June 2015, for an announcement many observers said would never come: the celebrity real estate developer, who had flirted with running for office in the past, would announce that he was launching his campaign for the GOP presidential nomination.