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Synonyms for elect

to select by vote for an office

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to make a choice from a number of alternatives

singled out in preference

one that is selected

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an exclusive group of people

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select by a vote for an office or membership

choose

selected as the best

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elected but not yet installed in office

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At the same time, Clinton's argument that she is more electable in the fall does not appear at this juncture to have support in national data; both she and Obama fare equally well when pitted in polling against McCain.
Speaking on GMTV's Sunday Programme, the strongly pro-European Mr Clarke advised: "One thing that will make a Conservative Party electable.
The party was made electable through the defeat of the Left, a defeat due to the power of the trades unions and the leadership of Neil Kinnock, who paved the way for Blair's assumption of power.
They suggest Hillary would be the Democrats' most formidable candidate precisely because she's the most electable.
No electable administration - Republican or Democratic - will shape its foreign policy by these protests.
It has shed those distinctive policies that made the old Reform Party at least exciting, if not electable.
The former front-runner, Howard Dean, was labeled too secular to be electable.
John XXIII would not have been electable in 1958 due to age, but if the popes before him had been held to the 75-year age limit or the 10-year term limit, he might have been elected 15 years earlier.
It's hard to appear electable when you get precious little ink or air time," you admitted in "Up for Grabs," before moving on to fawn over Howard Dean.
Here's Bush strategist Karl Rove, watching blue states grow bluer and concluding that only moderate Republicans are electable therein.
It has many programmable functions such as square-root extraction for flow signals, electable engineering units and isolated signal conversion.
His personality 44% He's not electable 32% Opponent attacks 24% Total Votes: 36,396 What's the main reason for John Edwards' campaign surge?
Why then are both candidates peddling the same radical left agenda when neither would be electable among south-east England voters?
5) Jeremy Corbyn won't establish a National Investment Bank, nor anything else, because he is not electable.
They are so pathetic and visionless that they make the likes of Nigel Farage and Nicola Sturgeon look electable.