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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of elect.
- n. One who is elected.
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- adj. subject to popular election
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_federalist_ would be elected from this county, but for his part, he said that there would be no _harm in it_ -- it would be a _good thing to have federals elected_ -- and that if Mr. Young could be elected, he did not care _how many federals_ were elected. '
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Will you miss our term elected president BUSH or Will you just wash yourself in liberal lefty dribble?
Will you miss our term elected president BUSH or Will you just wash yourself in liberal lefty dribble? en Español
I was, in short, "elected," by an obsession equal to a conviction; and what with her insistently obtruded as a bonus I never was permitted to lose sight of the ghastly prize of skill added to merit.
You know things are bad when your best reason to get elected is because you have lost so much.
I don't think soon-to-be felons can serve in elected capacities when they get out.
Not a big GOP fan, but what's most concerning is the GOP's obvious new leadership requirement – you must have a personal life they feel is worthy of your staying in elected office.
You know you are a looser when your only argument for why you should be elected is because the other guys have everything.
Representative William Delahunt will not seek re-election to Congress, the seven-term Democrat will announce tomorrow, ending a nearly 40-year career in elected office and giving Republicans hope of capturing the seat, which stretches from Cape Cod to the South Shore.
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