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  • n. Plural form of by-election.

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Examples

  • These developments come on the heels of news that Ms. Suu Kyi's political party will be allowed to compete in national by-elections in April.

    A Burma Balancing Act

  • Conservative party leader John Cummins says Premier Clark "should give the people of Port Moody-Coquitlam and Chilliwack-Hope their voices in the Legislature by calling the by-elections as soon as possible," the newspaper reported.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • Because of the delay in calling the by-elections the new MLAs will not be in the House in time for the budget, Mr. Cummins said.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • Andrew Hawkins, chairman of polling firm ComRes, said Thursday's election will illustrate the shift in the political landscape since May's election, but stressed that by-elections tend to exaggerate the woes of governing parties.

    By-Election Tests U.K. Coalition Resolve

  • Mr. Leong recounted how pro-Communist sympathizers in Hong Kong's Legislative Council are pushing to eliminate the territory's right to by-elections.

    Hong Kong's Barometer on China

  • But in parliamentary by-elections and in hard fought individual constituencies which are targeted, it seems they will serve to underline that they have a candidate but no capacity to deliver a full campaign.

    Billboards - Big waste of money or effective campaigning technique ?

  • But in by-elections when delivering 10 leaflets in 5 weeks is the norm, will it not serve to undermining the intensity of that party's campaign?

    Billboards - Big waste of money or effective campaigning technique ?

  • YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar's Election Commission has given opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi the green light to run for parliamentary by-elections, which are seen as a key test of the long-repressed country's commitment to democratic reforms.

    Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar Opposition Leader, May Run For Parliament

  • But his real sin may have been to defend opposition legislators' plan in 2010 to resign and force by-elections that were de facto referenda on democratization.

    Hong Kong Struggle Sessions

  • They called for the government to withdraw its controversial bill to scarp the mechanism of having Legislative Council by-elections.

    Asia in Pictures

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