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general election

Definitions

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

  • 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.

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

  • n. a national or state election; candidates are chosen in all constituencies

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Examples

  • 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.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • Whichever Republican faced her in the fall general election was a shoo-in.

    How to Rig an Election

  • Mr. Butts died in 1879, and for a brief period the Home Rule leader was Mr. Shaw; but after the general election of

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • 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.

    Remarks for Senator Barack Obama: Alliance for American Manufacturing

  • 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.

    The War with the Newts

  • 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.

    Remarks for Senator Barack Obama: Building Trades National Legislative Conference

  • Paul Maslin had conducted a set of caucus, primary, and general election surveys.

    No Excuses

  • 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.,

    The Audacity of Hope

  • Franks would be facing off against Democratic state senator Jim McGreevey in the general election for governor.

    How to Rig an Election

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