by-election

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a special election between regular elections

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UKIP leader Nigel Farage is one high-profile candidate who recently hinted he could be interested in contesting any byelection in Coventry North West.
Meanwhile, the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal ( SAD) and the BJP combine won the Dhuri byelection in Punjab.
Mashwani warned if central or provincial leadership imposed a decision on PTI workers to vote for JI candidate then local PTI would field its own candidate against JI for the byelection.
MIRPUR -- Byelections of Mirpur LAIII seat of AJK Legislative Assembly have entered into decisive stage as political analysts declared the nominated candidate of Pakistan TehreekeInsaf (PTI) Barrister Sultan Mehmood as hot favorite for the seat.
The David Cameron who missed an outright majority in 2010 is losing byelections in 2014.
Under ministers' plans, MPs will be forced to contest a byelection if 10% of their constituents sign a petition after the MP has been found guilty of "serious wrongdoing" - either a year-long prison sentence or a ban from the Commons of more than 21 days.
A STOCKTON councillor who has defected from the Conservatives to UKIP has a moral duty to hold a byelection, say local party leaders.
WELSH Labour yesterday announced a shortlist of four ahead of selection of a candidate for the Anglesey byelection.
EXCLUSIVE by VINCENT MOSS POLITICAL EDITOR DISGRACED Tory MP Patrick Mercer could quit as an MP and trigger a byelection fight with UKIP, allies of David Cameron fear.
The Hampshire byelection was called when former Energy Secretary Chris Huhne quit last week after admitting getting his then-wife Vicky Pryce to take his penalty points on her licence.
A[cedilla] The final list of winners will be announced on September 28, in case no byelection is required
I SEE Labour has won the Barnsley Central byelection, while the Lib Dems slipped to sixth.
SCOTLAND'S newest MP has hailed his byelection success as a resounding vote of confidence for Gordon Brown.
Yesterday, Cameron joined Glasgow North East byelection candidate Ruth Davidson and Scots Tory leader Annabel Goldie on a visit to a Glasgow bakery.
Mr Clarke blamed the dramatic swing away from the party in Thursday's byelection on the Prime Minister's response to the expenses crisis and the sacking of Norwich Labour MP Ian Gibson.