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Synonyms for election

the act of choosing

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the act of selecting someone or something

the status or fact of being elected

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the predestination of some individuals as objects of divine mercy (especially as conceived by Calvinists)

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These two fundamentally different notions of politics underlay the convention's electoral politics debate.
Almost inevitably, the book introduces a less graceful phase with the story of Hayden's entry into electoral politics.
With the union-backed Labor Party eschewing electoral politics for the time being, only the Greens are positioning themselves to play the high-stakes game of challenging the major parties at the top of the ballot.
Baumer and Gold (both government, Smith College) empirically investigate the academic and popular impression that the two parties that dominate US electoral politics are diverging ideologically to offer voters a clear choice between two radical alternatives.
CHIRAG Paswan's launch vehicle in Bollywood may not have run successfully at the box office, but he is working hard in a Naxal-infested constituency to make an impressive debut in Bihar's electoral politics.
This history of race and electoral politics in Mississippi in the wake of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the 1965 Voting Rights Act weighs the relative effects of race and economics on the realignment of party loyalties and the political atmosphere of state politics in the subsequent twenty years.
Analyzing attitudinal data derived from three national surveys of the Indian electorate conducted in 1971, 1996, and 2004, the authors (both affiliated with the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, India) explore the interaction of electoral politics and democratic social change in India.
But the timidity about electoral politics frustrated many delegates.
In this volume of the National Political Science Review, a publication of the National Conference of Black Political Scientists, Persons (political science, Georgia Institute of Technology) presents six articles from a symposium structured around the perceived emergence of a new dynamic in African American national electoral politics in which individual ambition operates within a core of a set of strategic variables that holds the promise of overcoming the conventional wisdom concerning a cap on the possible number of black elected officials and the level of political office to which they could ascend.
Nader accepted the invitation, promising to use the California platform to expose "the corrosive impact of special-interest money" and to build "a catalyst for the creation of a new model for electoral politics.
recounts the history of women's participation in Arizona politics from 1883 to 1950, women's contributions to early local and state electoral politics, and why they succeeded.
John Nichols, an editorial writer for The Capital Times in Madison, Wisconsin, covers electoral politics for The Progressive.
John Nichols is an editorial writer for The Capital Times in Madison, Wisconsin, and covers electoral politics for The Progressive.
com, CQ Weekly, Roll Call and several topic-specific verticals, it is the premier source of timely, objective news and analysis on government and electoral politics.
On the other hand, an important group spearheaded by former PML-N MNA Rana Noor-ul-Hassan (late) had been active in the city's local body electoral politics.