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- n. official who won the office in a free election
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With Carolyn Otto on one side of me, and Geoff Sanders on the other, I sat before the gray-headed elected official of eighteen years and watched as he seemed to be wrestling with his convictions, trying to decide whether to override his top prosecutor and gain favor with me, or back his man and take a chance on me holding a grudge.