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  • n. A second or subsequent selection

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Examples

  • Should the legislation pass unchanged, Labour is warning MPs from all sides of intense competition for reselection in 2013, when the new boundaries will be announced.

    3.5m voters missing from electoral register

  • It was not so much fresh thinking as the fear of mandatory reselection that persuaded 28 Labour MPs to remove red rosettes and don tricolour badges instead.

    Social Democratic party: Thirty years on | Editorial

  • In no particular order: the resignation of Dr Liam Fox means he has lost the Eurosceptic right's favourite pin-up; the promotion of 29-year-old Chloe Smith to the Treasury team, as well as Justine Greening to transport, signalled to scores of middle-aged male backbenchers that their political futures are behind them; and almost all of his backbenchers will face tough reselection battles as the Commons shrinks from 650 to 600 MPs.

    EU referendum: party poopers | Editorial

  • Almost all Tory MPs will face reselection if Cameron, as he has suggested, orders an instant boundary review to decimate the number of MPs.

    Cameron and Osborne must listen to their backbenchers — or face revolt

  • The prospect of such reselection battles will make them pay more attention to local opinion than the opinion of the whips office.

    Cameron and Osborne must listen to their backbenchers — or face revolt

  • That is why Hayward and his cadres imposed mandatory reselection on parliamentary candidates and attempted (only just failing) to remove from the parliamentary leadership any say in compiling the election manifesto.

    How my party was betrayed by KGB boot-lickers

  • In those days, and indicating very starkly that they had and have absolutely nothing in common with New Labour (who were doing the deselecting at the time), those with the gravest reservations about mandatory reselection feared that it would give too much power to vocal cliques within Constituency Labour Parties, and argued that a CLP should be at least one twelfth the size of the Labour vote at the preceding General Election.

    John Rentoul today puts Trevor Kavanagh and myself in the...

  • Grant Thoms is the PPC, but I believe there's always a reselection in the event of a by-election there was in Glasgow East, anyway.

    Who next for Glasgow Springburn?

  • As Florida and Michigan edge closer to delegate reselection compromises, the Clinton campaign should see nothing but bad news ahead.

    Dylan Loewe: The Clintonian Uncertainty Principle

  • I'm told William Hague is meeting MEPs this week to explain to the majority of them that if they refuse to withdraw from the EPP they will not be able to stand for reselection at the next Euro elections.

    Rightlinks.co.uk Comes to Hague's Aid on the EPP

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