electoral

[ ih-lek-ter-uh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF electoral

Synonyms for electoral

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In Maryland they divided the electoral vote evenly with their opponents.

The district is electoral; Askin Morrison, Esq., is the first member.

He had received 128 electoral votes; his opponent DeWitt Clinton, 89 votes.

The electoral college in the constitution of the United States is an example.

In fact, there was no day fixed for the session of the electoral diet.

Such an electoral campaign had never before been known in England.

Jackson had 178 electoral votes; Adams but 83—more than two to one.

Nor are electoral methods, Reform Bills and suchlike, unimportant.

The canton is an electoral and a judicial, but not strictly an administrative, unit.

The literature of the subject of electoral reform is very extensive.

WORD ORIGIN

1670s, in reference to Germany, from elector + -al (1). In general sense from 1790. Related: Electorally.

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