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synonyms for electoral

  • elective
  • appointing
  • appointive
  • by vote
  • constituent
  • discretionary
  • selecting
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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.
SOME REPUBLICANS ARE SWITCHING PARTIES — BUT NOT MANYPHILIP BUMP, LENNY BRONNERJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
HOW THE FROST BELT AND SUN BELT ILLUSTRATE THE COMPLEXITY OF AMERICA’S URBAN-RURAL DIVIDEGEOFFREY SKELLEY (GEOFFREY.SKELLEY@ABC.COM)JANUARY 27, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
McCoy suggested that real, institutional change could start with the electoral process itself.
OUR RADICALIZED REPUBLICMAGGIE KOERTH (MAGGIE.KOERTH-BAKER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)JANUARY 25, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Indeed, harassment, ill-treatment, arbitrary arrests and detention of opposition candidates and supporters have been worrying developments during the electoral campaign.
'MUSEVENI IS SCARED.' UGANDA'S AGING STRONGMAN FACES A CHALLENGE FROM SINGER BOBI WINE IN AN ELECTION PLAGUED BY UNRESTARYN BAKERJANUARY 13, 2021TIME
Lesko objected to the electoral-vote count from Arizona itself, meaning that she found something suspect in the election which she herself won.
REPUBLICANS EAGER TO SUBVERT THE 2020 ELECTION LAST WEEK NOW INSIST THE TIME HAS COME FOR UNITYPHILIP BUMPJANUARY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Only 64 of the 202 House Republicans who participated in the vote opposed the effort to disqualify the electoral results in Pennsylvania.
WHAT THE HOUSE VOTE ON THE 25TH AMENDMENT SAYS ABOUT IMPEACHMENTPERRY BACON JR. (PERRY.BACON@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)JANUARY 13, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
So when two came in for the first week of January at the last minute, they glanced at the calendar and realized the potential renters were likely planning to protest the electoral-college vote.
AIRBNB HOSTS ARE TRYING TO TURN AWAY INAUGURATION RIOTERS. ONE LISTING ADDED A PHOTO OF MICHELLE OBAMA.ASHLEY FETTERSJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Hawley argued that because Pennsylvania’s top court threw out a challenge to electoral laws early on, there still could be some questions to whether the changes were constitutional.
WHY JOSH HAWLEY IS ATOP THE LIST OF GOP LAWMAKERS GETTING BACKLASH OVER THE CAPITOL RIOTSAMBER PHILLIPSJANUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
If Republicans get the message that anti-democratic actions have negative electoral consequences, they may be less inclined to push democracy to the brink in the future.
GEORGIA WAS A DISASTER FOR REPUBLICANS, AND IT’S NOT CLEAR WHERE THEY CAN GO NEXTNATE SILVER (NRSILVER@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)JANUARY 11, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The obvious explanation is that North Carolina’s electoral politics are still broadly similar to the rest of the South’s.
DEMOCRATS HOPE GEORGIA WILL BECOME THE NEXT VIRGINIA, BUT IT COULD END UP BEING THE NEXT NORTH CAROLINAPERRY BACON JR. (PERRY.BACON@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)JANUARY 5, 2021FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
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WORDS RELATED TO ELECTORAL

  • balloter
  • citizen
  • electing
  • electoral
  • official
  • overruling
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