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  • n. Plural form of election.

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Examples

  • Promoted to Headline (H3) on 4/5/09: 5000 troops from NATO for 'Afghan elections' is a signal Obama is on his own yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = '5000 troops from NATO for \'Afghan elections\' is a signal Obama is on his own '; yahooBuzzArticleSummary =' Article: The president will find a great reservoir of goodwill in the international community for his diplomatic initiatives and offers, but I predict declining support for his entire Afghanistan mission - both at home and abroad - if the consequences and effects of the military operations continue to dominate the landscape. '

    5000 troops from NATO for 'Afghan elections' is a signal Obama is on his own

  • The VA system was already a mess, but since Bush/Cheney captured, or stole this nation thru hijacked "elections" (and I use the term elections loosely) what has been happening to the VA in terms of funding has gone past simply being an outrage -- it's criminal!

    The Bush/Cheney and V.A.��s War Against Veterans

  • The part I cut off accidentally up thread was any a belief in elections is the definition of democracy.

    Bukiet on Brooklyn Books

  • What bothers me most about corporate spending in elections is that as an investor in mutual funds, I may be inadvertantly investing my money into corporations that may promote a political agenda that is against my personal beliefs.

    Democrats propose new campaign finance law

  • Since the number of folks who vote in elections is something like 4 in ten, Tea partiers will have a sway in the upcoming elections.

    CNN Poll: 1 in 10 say they're Tea Party activists

  • The mere potential for this sort of corporate interference in elections is the crisis.

    How to Fix ‘Citizens United v. FEC’ « Gerry Canavan

  • Popular opinion as expressed in elections is important context and lots of people — maybe harold included? — may not be aware of it.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Real German Resistance to Hitler: The Social Democrats

  • Santelli says that any money in elections is a bad thing, and I'll happily agree to that.

    TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

  • The glaring problem with Steele's supposed embrace of transparent elections is that just a couple of months ago, people were "bothered by" hidden corporate spending in elections, the majority in Congress did draft a law to make that spending transparent ... but Steele's party united to stop the law in its tracks just before the midterm elections.

    Michael B. Keegan: The Corporate Money Denial Game

  • The extension of the right to participate in elections is regarded as progress and as the conquest of freedom by democratic theorists, who hold that the more numerous the participants in political rights, the greater is the probability that all will employ this right in the interests of the public welfare, and for the increase of the freedom of the people.

    Reflections of a Russian Statesman « Isegoria

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