(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.
(a.) That may be selected; proper or qualified to be chosen; legally qualified to be elected and to hold office.
(a.) Worthy to be chosen or selected; suitable; desirable; as, an eligible situation for a house.
(1) Instead, the White House opted for a low-key approach, publishing a blogpost profiling Trinace Edwards, a brain-tumour victim who recently discovered she was eligible for Medicaid coverage.
(2) Anything not eligible is simply ignored or assumed to be someone else’s responsibility.
(3) Between January 1979 and April 1983, 113 children undergoing their first relapse of acute lymphoid leukemia (ALL) at any site were registered in Pediatric Oncology Group study 7834; 98 were eligible and evaluable.
(4) The results indicate that the legislated increase in the age of eligibility for full Social Security benefits beginning in the 21st century will have relatively small effects on the ages of retirement and benefit acceptance.
(5) Twenty-five of the 29 eligible doctoral programs in nursing participated in the study; results are based on the responses of 326 faculty, 659 students, and 296 alumni.
(6) Only subjects 65 years of age or older were eligible for inclusion.
(7) The SAA is also the only entity eligible to apply for these funds.
(8) Students from low-income backgrounds will be eligible to apply for top-up grants up to a further £3,250, dependant on household income (ie the full £3,250 grant will be available up to a household income of £25,000 and a partial grant up to a household income of £60,000).
(9) It was based on 12 publications selected out of 993 eligible.
(10) Of 103 eligible children, the quality of recovery was assessed by the Glasgow Outcome Scale (GOS) at 6 months after injury in 92 patients (86% of series) and at 1 year in 82 patients (73% of series).
(11) Approximately 40 per cent of women eligible for prenatal diagnosis did not receive any information from the referring body prior to counselling at our centre.
(12) Nancy Davis was a middle-ranking film actor in her 20s when she received her initial introduction to Reagan, having already told a friend that he was top of her list of Hollywood’s eligible bachelors.
(13) A questionnaire was administered to parents who volunteered their children for a randomised, double blind, placebo controlled trial of a drug to treat asthma and to a control group of parents whose children were eligible for the trial but had refused the invitation.
(14) Two interview surveys were conducted with AFDC and HR (general assistance) Medicaid eligibles, the first under the fee-for-service system servicing the Medicaid population, and the second 18 months after the introduction of a mandatory, prepaid managed care system for Medicaid beneficiaries.
(15) Others who were at the sharp end, including doctors, nurses and even newspaper war correspondents, may also be eligible.
(16) The white paper will also force councils to define more precisely eligibility criteria for social care and provide the elderly with information about services in the local area.
(17) Eligible subjects include early PD patients (illness duration less than 5 years and in stages I and II), aged 30 to 79, who are not taking or requiring any anti-PD medications.
(18) Out of 582 eligible women contacted from the age-sex register, 252 (43%) attended the clinic.
(19) In 2013, he told ABC News’ Jonathan Karl that the Texas senator might not be eligible to be president.
(20) The five eligible patients initially treated with placebo had progressive CFU increases; when three were switched to clarithromycin plus the four drugs, their CFU declined.