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Synonyms for by-election

a special election between regular elections


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Talking to Dawn by phone on Tuesday, he said: 'the situation in coming general election will not be like the Lodhran by-election.
During the course of proceedings, Shahid Orakzai said that holding of by-election in NA-154 was a wastage of funds as general elections would be he held after some months.
Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kiyani in his verdict wrote that commission must also summon candidates who are contesting by-election along with the applicant and replies must be submitted before February 12 through speaking order because being citizen the applicant has the right to raise constitutional queries.
Speaking to DVB earlier this month, Aung Myint had indicated that a by-election was expected this year.
The by-election will be held to fill four vacancies in membership of the Legislative Council, including one vacancy for each of the three geographical constituencies (Hong Kong Island, Kowloon West and New Territories East); and one vacancy for the Architectural, Surveying, Planning and Landscape functional constituency.
Lahore [Pakistan], August 11 ( ANI ): Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif's wife Kalsoom Nawaz has signed nomination papers for the NA-120 by-election, after the seat fell vacant following the disqualification of her husband by the Supreme Court.
Thiruvananthapuram: While his party colleagues in northern states appear to be in contest with each other to bring in restrictions on cow slaughter and beef sale, a Bharatiya Janata Party leader in Kerala has promised "good, clean beef" if he is elected in the upcoming parliamentary by-election.
Speaking after the selection hustings, Ms Brabin said: "This was a by-election none of us wanted, brought about by tragic circumstances.
Mr Irranca-Davies entered Parliament in a by-election in 2002 following the death of Sir Ray Powell.
THE Liberal Democrats have selected their candidate for this month's Cardiff council by-election for the Pentyrch ward.
The constituency Emma Lewell-Buck won the by-election to replace the former Foreign Secretary David Miliband in South Shields two years ago and is likely to raise her majority at the general election.
Summary: On the way from Sidon to Jezzine, the roadside is dotted with portraits of would-be candidates for Jezzine's by-election.
London: Britain's anti-European Union UK Independence Party (UKIP) won its second seat in parliament on Friday, in a by-election that could signal major upheaval in a general election in six months' time.
VVPOLITICS Ukip are 1-50 to gain their first MP in the current UK parliament in Thursday's Clacton by-election.
He has yet to be buried, but the Home Secretary's legislation obliges a by-election to be held on August 21.