contested contested  /kən ˈtɛ stəd/


  • (adj) disputed or made the object of contention or competition


  1. Report: Sudan, South Sudan keep troops near border

    Sudan and South Sudan are keeping troops in at least 14 locations within their contested border zone in violation of security agreements, according to a new report released Friday that is based on satellite ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Low turnout in Somerset Hills area primaries

    With no contested races locally, voter turnout was predictably low across the Somerset Hills in the Tuesday, June 4, primary election.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Bernardsville News

  3. Contested floor election for House speaker could be a first

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- If House Finance Chairman Harry Keith White, D-Mingo, is banking on a contested floor election for House speaker next week, it could be unprecedented.House rules permit multiple nominees for speaker, and require multiple ballots until ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Charleston Gazette


  1. "There are a host of judgments that superdelegates make," said Sen. Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat who has not endorsed either presidential candidate. "Certainly a special election held close to a contested primary like this one could be very...
    on May 2, 2008 By: Ron Wyden Source: FOXNews

  2. "He's winning a lot more contested footy inside at Carlton, and he's got some great ball carriers on his outside and he's really complementing them," Kirk said. "He's got everything. His competitive nature, too, I really like the way he goes...
    on Jul 17, 2008 By: Brett Kirk Source: The Canberra Times

  3. "This is what happens in a contested election, and that's the best of our democracy," said Clinton.
    on Dec 14, 2007 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: International Herald Tribune

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