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an easy victory

an easily accomplished task

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backbends combined with handstands

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Liu Bainian, vice chairman of the government-backed Chinese Catholic Patriotic Association, told Kyodo News that Father Wang Renlei, vicar general of the province's Xuzhou diocese, was voted to succeed incumbent Bishop Qian Yurong, 94, in an uncontested election in October.
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Calles's power was so entrenched that it resulted in the nearly uncontested election of Lazaro Cardenas, who was viewed in 1935 as simply another powerless figurehead dominated by Calles.
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Any incumbent director who does not receive at least a majority of the votes cast in an uncontested election will be required to tender his or her resignation.
The Appendix highlights the various circumstances in which ISS and Glass Lewis may recommend votes against a director in an uncontested election held during the 2016 proxy season.
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