election : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a vote to select the winner of a position or political office
the results of the election will be announced tonight
- n the act of selecting someone or something; the exercise of deliberate choice
her election of medicine as a profession
- n the status or fact of being elected
they celebrated his election
- n the predestination of some individuals as objects of divine mercy (especially as conceived by Calvinists)
- Jerusalem It was supposed to rain, and it may still--but a fierce wind is blowing, which is no metaphor: not much is likely to change in the Israeli election taking place today .
- The Democratic primary elections determine the number of pledged votes each candidate will receive from a state's pledged votes as a proportion of the election results.
- The best places on the Web to learn more about this year's election.
News & Articles
- Election lineup set in Montgomery County
Montgomery County voters will be asked this fall to settle election battles over Blacksburg and Christiansburg town council and board of supervisors’ seats, as well as one spot on the school board. In both towns, mayoral candidates are running unopposed. With the deadline to be placed on the ballot passed on Tuesday, the outlines of [...]
June 16, 2013 - Roanoke Times
- What Does Rowhani's Election As Iran's President Mean for America?
The election of Hassan Rowhani as the next Iranian president is a clear rebuke of the current regime. The final count shows Rowhani with a remarkable fifty-two percent of the vote, while Mohammad Ghalibaf, the popular conservative mayor of Tehran and Rowhani’s nearest rival, barely broke sixteen percent. Rowhani’s victory marks a thorough repudiation of Ahmadinejad’s confrontational policies and ...
June 16, 2013 - Forbes
- Election is Tuesday
AMERICUS — Election Day is Tuesday in District 5 to choose a successor for the late Andrea Brooks’ seat on the Sumter County Board of Commissioners. Two candidates are seeking election: Willie R. Golphin and Thomas Jordan.
June 15, 2013 - Americus Times-Recorder
- John McCain in Newsday
No matter who wins this election, the direction of this country is going to change dramatically,McCain said. "But the choice is between the right change and the wrong change; between going forward and going backward."
- Hillary Rodham Clinton in Reuters India
The United States has refrained from commenting on the election in Iran. We obviously hope that the outcome reflects the genuine will and desire of the Iranian people,said Clinton, on a short visit to Canada.