writ of election

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a writ ordering the holding of an election

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Pursuant to the Premier's request the Commissioner issued an Order to the Chief Electoral Officer, Jo-Ann Waugh, directing that the writ of election be issued.
Constitution, the governor must issue a writ of election.
Because no nominations were received in the constituency of South Baffin, which includes the communities of Cape Dorset and Kimmirut, a new writ of election was issued.
Knoll to sign a separate Writ of Election for Columbia, Dauphin, Luzerne, Montour, Northumberland, and Snyder counties.
The Fourth Session adjourned on March 12, 1999; the House was dissolved on May 8, and the writ of election was issued.
Additionally, state law prescribes that any special election be held no sooner than 60 days following the issuance of a writ of election by the Governor.