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elections, plural;
  1. A formal and organized process of electing or being elected, esp. of members of a political body
    • - the 1860 presidential election
    • - an election year
    • - the first of his family to run for election
  2. The act or an instance of electing
    • - his election to the House of Representatives
  3. (in Calvinist theology) Predestined salvation


  1. (elected) elective: subject to popular election; "elective official"
  2. (election) a vote to select the winner of a position or political office; "the results of the election will be announced tonight"
  3. (election) the act of selecting someone or something; the exercise of deliberate choice; "her election of medicine as a profession"
  4. (election) the predestination of some individuals as objects of divine mercy (especially as conceived by Calvinists)
  5. Norway elects its legislature on a national level. The parliament, the Storting (or Stortinget by Norwegian grammar), has 169 members elected for a four year term (during which it may not be dissolved) by the proportional representation in multi-seat constituencies.
  6. An election is a formal decision-making process by which a population chooses an individual to hold public office. Encyclpoedia Britanica Online. Accessed August 18, 2009 Elections have been the usual mechanism by which modern representative democracy operates since the 17th century. ...
  7. Elected is the latest EP by Dutch Progressive metal project Ayreon. It was released on April 25, 2008 in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, and on April 28 in the rest of Europe. It features the guest performance of Tobias Sammet from Avantasia and Edguy.
  8. (Elected (song)) "Elected" is a 1972 song by rock band Alice Cooper, from their 6th studio album Billion Dollar Babies. As a single it reached #26 on the US charts, #4 on the UK charts and #3 in Austria. It inspired one of the first MTV-style story-line promo videos ever made for a song.
  9. (Election (2005 movie)) Election (Literal Title: Black Society, a common Cantonese reference to the society of Triads), is a 2005 Hong Kong crime film directed by Johnnie To. ...
  10. (Election (novel)) Election is a 1998 novel by Tom Perrotta. In 1999, the novel was adapted into a critically acclaimed film of the same title.
  11. (elected) One who is elected
  12. (election) A process of choosing a leader, members of parliament, councillors, or other representatives by popular vote; The choice of a leader or representative by popular vote; Any conscious choice; In Calvinism, God's predestination of saints including all of the elect
  13. (Elected) Mayor · Public Advocate · Comptroller · City Council · Borough Presidents
  14. (Election) Process where people vote to choose the people they want to be in charge. Elections are often held to decide who will govern a country
  15. (Election) Choosing a person or a government by voting
  16. (ELECTION) your decision to join or leave the Original Medicare Plan or Medicare+Choice Plan.
  17. (election) God's choice of Israel as his people.
  18. (election) When used by Democrats it means a consultation with the citizens of a democracy to determine the people they wish to represent them in public office for a fixed period of time. ...
  19. (338(h)(10) Election) A Section 338(h)(10) election allows an acquiring corporation to treat its acquisition of the stock of a subsidiary corporation or an S corporation as an acquisition of assets followed by a tax-free liquidation, often resulting in a stepped-up basis for such assets.
  20. (831(b) Election) Discussion of the 831(b) election for insurance companies whose annual net premium income does not exceed $1.2 million per year.
  21. (ELECTION) The choice of an alternative right or course; for example, the right of a widow to take the share of her deceased husband's estate to which she is entitled under the law, despite a contrary provision in the Will, is known as the widow's election.
  22. (ELECTION) The process of selecting a person to occupy an office, by way of balloting.
  23. (ELECTION) This term, in its most usual acceptation, signifies the choice which several persons collectively make of a person to fill an office or place. In another sense, it means the choice which is made by a person having the right, of selecting one of two alternative contracts or rights. ...
  24. (Election (Tom Swifty)) "Vote for Reagan," said Tom electronically.
  25. (Election (simplified explanation)) Refers to the opportunity presented to a foreign captive to directly settle U.S. income taxes rather than allow its shareholders to shoulder the obligation.