electoral electoral  /ɪ ˈlɛk tə rəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) of or relating to elections
  2. (adj) relating to or composed of electors

Usage(s):

  1. Barring an extraordinary shock, Barack Obama will win more than 270 electoral votes on Tuesday, giving him the White House.
  2. Nor is it the first time the electoral college has been a source of trouble.
  3. Barring an extraordinary shock, Barack Obama will win more than 270 electoral votes on Tuesday, giving him the White House.

News

  1. Kuwait court orders dissolution of parliament, new elections

    By Sylvia Westall and Mahmoud Harby KUWAIT (Reuters) - Kuwait's top court ordered the dissolution of parliament on Sunday and called for fresh elections, a ruling likely to herald fresh political volatility in the U.S.-allied Gulf Arab state. The Constitutional Court made its ruling after throwing out opposition challenges to changes to the electoral system decreed by the emir, hereditary ruler ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Iranian officials count ballots in presidential election

    TEHRAN -- Electoral authorities began counting ballots late Friday after tens of millions of Iranians turned out to vote for a successor to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.        
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. Fenwick Wins Democratic Nominee for City Council Over Bellamy

    The Electoral Board for the City of Charlottesville counted the final three provisional votes on Friday. Bob Fenwick had a total of 5 provisional votes and Wes Bellamy had none.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WCAV Charlottesville

Quotes

  1. "It is now a matter for the Afghan authorities to decide on a way ahead that brings this electoral process to a conclusion in line with the Afghan constitution," Mrs Clinton said in a statement e-mailed to reporters while she was travelling in...
    on Nov 1, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Irish Times

  2. All was reported calm during voting but 45 people were detained, most for committing ballot-related crimes like "destroying electoral materials," said Gen. Jesus Gonzalez, chief of a military command overseeing security.
    on Dec 2, 2005 By: Jesus Gonzales Source: 940 News

  3. "There has to be electoral reform as a result of this election," Mandelson said.
    on May 6, 2010 By: Peter Mandelson Source: Jerusalem Post

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