What does reelection mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reelectionnoun

    election again

    "he did not run for reelection"


  1. reelectionnoun

    the act of being elected after already being elected once, and already having served out one's first term.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Reelectionnoun

    Repeated election.

    Etymology: re and election.

    Several acts have been made, and rendered ineffectual, by leaving the power of reelection open. Jonathan Swift.


  1. reelection

    The incumbent is the current holder of an office or position, usually in relation to an election. In an election for president, the incumbent is the person holding or acting in the office of president before the election, whether seeking re-election or not. In some situations, there may not be an incumbent at time of an election for that office or position (ex; when a new electoral division is created), in which case the office or position is regarded as vacant or open. In the United States, an election without an incumbent is referred to as an open seat or open contest.


  1. reelection

    Reelection refers to the process where a current office holder or incumbent runs for the same position or office again in an upcoming election. This typically implies that the individual has successfully completed a term in office and is now seeking to serve another term.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reelectionnoun

    election a second time, or anew; as, the reelection of a former chief

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reelection in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reelection in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of reelection in a Sentence

  1. Bernie Sanders:

    I understand that there are some well-intentioned Democrats and candidates who believe that the best way forward is a middle ground strategy that antagonizes no one, that stands out to nobody and that changes nothing, in my view, that approach is not just bad public policy, but it is a failed political strategy that I feel could end up with the reelection of Donald Trump.

  2. Washington Republicans:

    Senator Jon Tester reminds me a lot of my big brothers back in Oklahoma (and it’s not just the flat top haircut), he’s not going to let himself get bullied by ANYONE. Not even the President of United States. … Will you make a donation to Jon Tester’s 2018 reelection campaign to help him in this fight.

  3. Wes Moore:

    I’m very excited for President Biden to run for reelection. We’re going to support him. I’m thankful for the amount of times he’s come to Maryland. We have a lot of partnerships we’re going to get done.

  4. John Pfaff:

    There is a sense of, 'Are these progressive prosecutors people who can win reelection or not?' she is one of the first progressive prosecutors elected and she has lived up to a lot of her promises.

  5. Hunter Biden:

    Hunter Biden have him under Hunter Biden thumb right now. Hunter Biden know he knows that if he comes out against Especially Trump, he's got a real tough road for reelection, number one, i am disappointed, and quite frankly I'm angered, by the fact -- Especially Trump knows me ; Especially Trump knows my son ; Especially Trump knows there's nothing to this.

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