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Synonyms for by-election

a special election between regular elections


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The disgraced former MP has already been selected to fight the seat again at the byelection by his local Conservative association, whose chairman, Peter Weavers, said: "Chris is local, he knows the area, he knows the constituents, knows the issues and problems we face, and that matters.
He said the Labour Party has a "very good, well-honed byelection campaign machine" and has been working the ground for "many months".
Election to the Tura Lok Sabha seat and byelection to the Selsella Assembly constituency will be held on April 11.
Now studying for an HND in social sciences, he is also a reservist in the armed forces and came third when he stood for the party in the Coatbridge North byelection two years ago.
"February 6 is statutorily the last possible day on which the byelection can take place.
THE Election Commission late on Sunday cancelled byelection in Chennai's RK Nagar constituency which was scheduled on April 12.
He said: "We thought we had a good response on the doorstep and were quite confident and it was a decent turnout for a byelection but I was still nervous.
Indicating that he would not seek to stand in a byelection, Mr Balls said: "Out of politics is how I am thinking about things at the moment."
He lost the leadership to Labour's Shaun Coughlan last August when, after a byelection, Labour secured the 30 seats needed to take control.
Mr Robinson won his seat by a majority of around 4,500 - and it is likely other parties would see Coventry North West as extremely winnable in a byelection.
But the high point of his political career came at 1990's Bootle byelection, when he won more votes than the official SDP candidate.
TIMERGARAH -- General Secretary Pakistan Tehrik e Insaaf (PTI), Lower Dir, Ali Mashwani has rejected any alliance with Jumaat e Islamai (JI) for the byelection on PK95 Jandool 2, a seat became vacant after JI leader Sirajul Haq from the constituency won Senate election.
Residents in the area are being urged to make sure they are registered to vote in time for the byelection.