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adjective as in electing

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In both Arizona and Pennsylvania, a larger percentage of the Republican voter pool switched than of the Democratic pool, but hardly at levels that threaten electoral success.

Yet despite their differences, these two regions underscore larger electoral trends rippling across the country and are helpful in understanding how rural, suburban and urban America voted.

McCoy suggested that real, institutional change could start with the electoral process itself.

Indeed, harassment, ill-treatment, arbitrary arrests and detention of opposition candidates and supporters have been worrying developments during the electoral campaign.

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Lesko objected to the electoral-vote count from Arizona itself, meaning that she found something suspect in the election which she herself won.

Still, ISS correctly points out that Democrats get more votes down South than electoral outcomes suggest.

They need Florida, arguably, at least in Electoral College terms.

According to Schumer, Obama and his administration had misinterpreted their 2008 electoral mandate.

Last week, a Republican state lawmaker introduced a bill that would change the way the state awards its 16 electoral votes.

You are a political party, and you want to secure the electoral majority.

In any record of electoral humour Mr. Muntz, the member for Tamworth, must hold a distinguished place.

Though he frankly acknowledged that he preferred the Electoral Prince to any other candidate, he professed.

Virginia again cast her twelve electoral votes for the Republican candidate.

Thus, the Republican Party won the twelve electoral votes of the state.

When the death of the Electoral Prince was known, they fell still lower.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to electoral, such as: elective, appointing, appointive, by vote, constituent, and discretionary.

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