What does elected official mean?

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elect·ed of·fi·cial

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  1. elected officialnoun

    official who won the office in a free election


  1. elected official

    An elected official is a person who holds a government position or office that they have achieved through a formal voting process, typically including nominations and campaigns. These individuals represent the public's interests, opinions, and needs, and they contribute to decisions about competing policy proposals, manage bureaucratic organizations, and make or enforce laws. Roles of elected officials can range from local positions like mayor or city council member, to national roles such as president or member of parliament.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of elected official in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of elected official in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of elected official in a Sentence

  1. Steven Mnuchin:

    I'm not aware if there's ever been a request for an elected official's tax return, but we will follow the law and we will protect the president as we would protect any individual taxpayer under their rights.

  2. Stephen Lindemuth:

    You school board have the right to govern over the school and to push back against the governmental overreach of a governor who is acting as more of a dictator than an elected official.

  3. Mark Warner:

    I think that if any individual, elected official or otherwise, knowingly reveals a classified piece of information about an FBI source, you are breaking the law and should be fully prosecuted.

  4. Ibrahim Hooper:

    This is an extremely old issue that has been circulated endlessly on anti-Muslim hate sites and it’s a bit surprising to see an elected official promoting these kinds of Islamophobic smears.

  5. Dick Durbin:

    Let's be honest about it. When that information is found, it diminishes the stature of any person who is in possession of it because it's not supposed to happen, whether it was the fault of a staffer or an attorney, it makes no difference. The elected official bears ultimate responsibility.


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