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  1. elections

    An election is a formal group decision-making process by which a population chooses an individual or multiple individuals to hold public office. Elections have been the usual mechanism by which modern representative democracy has operated since the 17th century. Elections may fill offices in the legislature, sometimes in the executive and judiciary, and for regional and local government. This process is also used in many other private and business organisations, from clubs to voluntary associations and corporations. The global use of elections as a tool for selecting representatives in modern representative democracies is in contrast with the practice in the democratic archetype, ancient Athens, where the elections were considered an oligarchic institution and most political offices were filled using sortition, also known as allotment, by which officeholders were chosen by lot.Electoral reform describes the process of introducing fair electoral systems where they are not in place, or improving the fairness or effectiveness of existing systems. Psephology is the study of results and other statistics relating to elections (especially with a view to predicting future results). Election is the fact of electing, or being elected. To elect means "to select or make a decision", and so sometimes other forms of ballot such as referendums are referred to as elections, especially in the United States.

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  1. electionsnoun

    Plural noun of election.

    The government held the mid term elections during the autumn each governmental term.


    Submitted by MaryC on April 2, 2016  

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Elections' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1743

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Elections' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2343

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Elections in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Elections in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Elections in a Sentence

  1. Jon Husted:

    One of my primary goals is to ensure uniformity in Ohio elections so that every voter in this state is treated equally and fairly, today we are preserving that uniformity for all Ohio voters while maintaining ample opportunity to cast a ballot and participate in the democratic process.

  2. Valentin Marinov:

    Many positives are in the price of the pound and this is reflected in market positioning as well as FX valuation, there has been little focus on downside risks like the loss of the GBP vaccine advantage in recent weeks, the May 6 Scottish elections, as well as the potential for a renewed weakness of global risk sentiment in May and June because of a renewed spike in UST yields on the back of strong US data.

  3. Andrew Yang:

    Alexander Huang said. Taiwans military has operated Blackhawks for decades and in 2010, completed a sale for another 60 UH-Ms from the U.S. for $ 3.1 billion. The Blackhawk that crashed was a model dedicated to search and rescue and had been delivered in 2018, according to Taiwans Ministry of National Defense. The loss of Shen and other high-ranking officials for require a rapid reshuffle of positions, but should have a minimal effect on Taiwans Jan. 11 elections for president and lawmakers, said Andrew Yang, a former Ministry of National Defense deputy minister for policy who also worked with Shen. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP He was highly respected throughout his career.

  4. Nancy Tiseo:

    Fair elections, correct elections, that's all important to me.

  5. Deputy Culture Minister Nikos Xydakis:

    There are two views in order to have a strengthened government - elections either before or after the first bailout review. It is a decision the prime minister will make.

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