Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or composed of electors.
  • adj. Of or relating to election.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. of, or relating to elections
  • adj. composed of electors

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to election or electors; consisting of electors.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. relating to or composed of electors
  • adj. of or relating to elections

Etymologies

elector +‎ -al (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Prop 14 won by a healthy 54% to 46% margin, giving Schwarzenegger a matched pair of initiative victories for what he calls his electoral reform agenda.

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  • It was seen by members of both parties as a sign that Mr. Obama, in the wake of what he called his electoral " shellacking, " might be willing to tack away from his liberal base in search of compromise with Republicans.

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  • So, if they want to violate the rules in what I call electoral blackmail, go ahead.

    CNN Transcript Oct 9, 2007

  • Mozambique's main opposition party said Thursday it would not take its seats in Parliament because of what it called electoral fraud and it renewed its demand for new elections.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The SAAF decided to form what they called electoral brigades of seven people, to take photographs and register voters, and ferried them to identified election points.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • One Paris newspaper editor described the French reaction to peccadilloes among politicians as beyond a Gallic shrug and closer to admiration, affording a candidate éclat, what he called "electoral Don Juanism."

    Thestar.com - Home Page

  • Demonstrators have been protesting against what they describe as electoral fraud in Sunday's national vote, which kept Putin's United Russia party in power but significantly decreased the number of seats it holds in Parliament.

    CNN.com

  • Reuters India Hong Kong marchers label electoral reforms a betrayal - 15 hrs ago

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

  • There is an institute in US and a few days ago, it released what it called the electoral calendar for Africa.

    AllAfrica News: Latest

  • Illinois Democrats moved the 2008 primary election from March to early Februrary to help Barack Obama gain electoral votes.

    Archive 2009-02-01

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