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- n. An election involving all or most constituencies of a state or nation in the choice of candidates.
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- n. An election, usually held at regular intervals, in which candidates are elected in all or most constituencies or electoral districts of a nation.
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- n. a national or state election; candidates are chosen in all constituencies
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At the general election in 1892 the Parnellite members were reduced to nine, while the anti-Parnellites were seventy-two, and at the election in 1895 there was no material change.
Whichever Republican faced her in the fall general election was a shoo-in.
Mr. Butts died in 1879, and for a brief period the Home Rule leader was Mr. Shaw; but after the general election of
And if you will march with me, and organize with me, if you vote for me, then I promise you this: We will not just win this Democratic Nomination, we will win the general election and then together - you and I - we're going to change this country, and we're going to change this world.
It was only several years later that a member of the then British cabinet, Sir Thomas Mulberry, failed to be re-elected in a general election and published his memoirs setting out just what had actually happened; but by then, though, nobody was interested.
And if you will march with me, and organize with me, and if you vote for me, then I promise you this: We will not just win this Democratic Nomination, we will win the general election and then together - you and I - we're going to change this country, and we're going to change this world.
Paul Maslin had conducted a set of caucus, primary, and general election surveys.
The purpose of that particular trip was fund-raising, mostly-in preparation for my general election campaign, several friends and supporters had organized events for me in L.A.,
Franks would be facing off against Democratic state senator Jim McGreevey in the general election for governor.