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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.
A member of the Union Election Commission has told DVB that Burma expects to hold another by-election in 2018, adding that the commission will plan the next poll to fill the vacant seats if the chambers of the respective parliaments request that the UEC do so.
This by-election will be held to fill four vacant seats of the Legislative Council, including the vacancies for the three geographical constituencies (Hong Kong Island, Kowloon West and New Territories East); and the vacancy for the Architectural, Surveying, Planning and Landscape functional constituency," a Commission's spokesman said.
In August a by-election in Battyeford cost just short of PS10,000 and now another poll has been called for Mr Bunton's Eastthorpe seat.
Mr Farage said: "This is a very serious, important by-election.
The Punjab government had sought the postponement of the by-election due on October 16 in NA-149 constituency on account of security concerns.
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg has hailed his party's success in the Eastleigh by-election, telling activists in the Hampshire town: "We held our nerve, we stood our ground.
He said: "I intend to make an impact on this by-election and fight for my town and the people of the town.
BEIRUT: President Michel Sleiman and Interior Minister Marwan Charbel hailed Monday the smooth parliamentary by-election in the northern district of Koura as a victory for democracy in Lebanon, while opposition March 14 parties said the vote outcome was a precursor for next year's parliamentary polls.
The by-election was necessitated after BJP MLA Kiran Mandal quit in favour of Bahuguna.
THE Labour Party is facing strong criticism after forcing would-be by-election candidates from Wales to travel to London to be interviewed by party officials.
Amman, March 18(Petra) -- Amman's first district by-election will be held tomorrow to fill a Lower House seat left vacant last December when Deputy Rashid Odeh Barayseh passed away.
THE Tories will fight hard for votes in Oldham East and Saddleworth ahead of next week's by-election, the Prime Minister vowed yesterday.
LABOUR were accused of running scared last night after they fought off attempts to have the Glasgow North East by-election held next month.