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Synonyms for by-election

a special election between regular elections


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ODM on Sunday unveiled a candidate for the Ganda ward by-election after reaching a consensus with other candidates.
Jerome George Korkoya, making the disclosure on OK FM, says a technical committee has been set up headed by Commissioner Dukuly to plan the Cape Mount by-election.
As per media reports he was talking to media persons in front of Election Commission of Pakistan Islamabad Monday after appearing before the commission in a case of violation of code of conduct in Ghotki by-election.
According to the notification issued by the ECP, the by-election has been postponed 'due to pending constitutional petitions against contesting candidates in the Sindh High Court'.
Eleri Griffiths of Plaid Cymru was elected following a by-election held on Thursday to represent areas such as Hopkinstown and Maesycoed.
It has emerged that the Renew Party and the Green Party are set to stand aside in favour of the Liberal Democrat candidate in the forthcoming Brecon and Radnorshire by-election in Powys.
He also assured the Maher brothers that the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) would not be allowed to 'rig a by-election' and that he would 'issue directives to the authorities concerned to ensure that'.
He said this was evident from the smooth conduct of the by-election, maintenance of public order and high level of discipline shown by supporters of political parties, the candidates and voters.
Liaquat contested on a PTI ticket and won the by-election by securing more than 22,000 votes, with Awami National Party's Mohammad Shahid coming in second with over 9,500 votes.
KUWAIT, March 16 (KUNA) -- The 12th by-election kicked off early on Saturday to fill seats in the second and third constituencies.
He added that if a by-election is held an ODM candidate will win.
QUETTA -- Leader of the Opposition in the Balochistan Assembly Malik Sikandar Khan has said that opposition parties would make all possible efforts for the victory of their joint candidate in the by-election on a Senate seat from Balochistan.
QUETTA -- Balochistan Election Commissioner Ghulam Israr Khan Friday said that preparation of By-election in PB 26 Quetta has been completed for holding polls on December 31.
The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) will have a two-person race in its upcoming chairman by-election after two heavyweight members signed up to run for the post by the registration deadline on Friday, according to the DPP.