elected elected  /ɪ ˈlɛk təd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) subject to popular election

Usage(s):

  1. The generals and Pakistan's elected leaders are responsible for their own actions.
  2. Assisted by three officials elected from the college, he directs the election of the pontiff's successor.
  3. It appears numerically impossible for her to overtake his lead among elected delegates.

News

  1. Al Gore: Joe Biden Says He Was Elected President, Gore Calls Koch Brothers ‘Dirtiest’

    Al Gore was elected president, according to Vice-President Joe Biden in a comment Tuesday that’s still making some waves. Meanwhile, Al Gore himself has gone on another attack against the Koch Brothers, who the former Bill Clinton second-in-command has accused of being “purveyors of the dirtiest energy on earth.” Joe Biden introduced Al Gore at [...] Al Gore: Joe Biden Says He Was Elected ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

  2. Beard elected to AIC district office

    Rush County Auditor Mary Ann Beard was elected Vice President of the Association of Indiana Counties’ (AIC) East Central District during the annual meeting in Shelby County last month.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Rushville Republican

  3. Elected officials deserved a pay raise, says board

    Some members of the Board of County Compensation for Elected Officials think it’s time to catch up with pay levels earned by unelected department heads.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Laurel Outlook

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Quotes

  1. "The Supreme Court is a wondrous institution. But the time I spent in the other branches of government remind me that it must also be a modest one - properly deferential to the decisions of the American people and their elected representatives,"...
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Elena Kagan Source: Wall Street Journal (blog)

  2. "My entire family wanted to be here tonight, but it was just too painful so they elected me to speak with all of you," Janet Jackson said. "I'd just like to say that, to you, Michael is an icon. To us, Michael is family and he will forever...
    on Jun 29, 2009 By: Janet Jackson Source: AFP

  3. "The Muslim Representative from Minnesota was elected by the voters of that district and if American citizens don't wake up and adopt (my) position on immigration there will likely be many more Muslims elected to office and demanding the use of the...
    on Dec 21, 2006 By: Virgil Goode Source: Washington Post

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