The act of choosing; choice; selection.
The act of choosing a person to fill an office, or to membership in a society, as by ballot, uplifted hands, or viva voce; as, the election of a president or a mayor.
Power of choosing; free will; liberty to choose or act.
Discriminating choice; discernment.
Divine choice; predestination of individuals as objects of mercy and salvation; -- one of the "five points" of Calvinism.
The choice, made by a party, of two alternatives, by taking one of which, the chooser is excluded from the other.
The action of making a choice at law eg: choosing to have a criminal matter dealt with in the Magistrates Court or the District Court, choosing to make a claim under WorkCover scheme or at common law, choosing governments through voting.â€¢ Government's Rights
The process of choosing government officials by a vote of the citizens.
an accused person's choice of trial â€” that is, by a provincial court judge, by a superior court judge alone or by a superior court judge and a jury
A choice between (or among) alternatives; the choosing of one or some in distinction to others.
a vote to select the winner of a position or political office; "the results of the election will be announced tonight"
the act of selecting someone or something; the exercise of deliberate choice; "her election of medicine as a profession"
the predestination of some individuals as objects of divine mercy (especially as conceived by Calvinists)
a choice between two (or more) candidates, where the voter must decide which one is better
a dynamic process in which members of political parties, civic organizations and other institutions must systematically acquire the skills necessary to participate in the political life of a country
a method of choosing leaders or making decisions by a process of voting
an entirely different bird, and Peters will be reminded probably on a near-daily basis of the difference between candidate Peters and Councilman Peters
an event when people make a choice between two or more people or things
an exercise in choice - in weighing the merits of competing political forces and alternative programs
an important opportunity to ask your local candidates what their party's policies are on Tibet and China's occupation and a range of related issues
an instance of a voting problem
an opportunity for the citizen to give a political verdict
an opportunity for the people to exercise their choice of who they perceive as most suitable to rule them
a procedure carried out to choose a process from a group, for example to take over the role of a process that has failed
a process a vote is held to elected candidates to anoffice
a process in which a vote is held to choose amongst candidates to fill an office, or amongst political
a process in which electorates choose government officials using a voting system
a process in which groups select leaders or representatives using a voting system
a process used to choose a Member of Parliament or local authority representative (Councillor), decided by a system of voting
a sampling of the population (voters) as a whole, but the vote is an enumeration of the sub-sample which participates in the vote
a the way people can choose their candidate or their preferences in a democracy
A process by which the citizens of the province choose the people they wish to represent them in the Legislative Assembly. Under the Constitution elections must be held at least once every five years.
The process of choosing a representative by vote. In a federal general election, the voters in each riding elect one representative to the House of Commons. The person who gets the most votes represents the riding. Generally, the party which has the most members elected forms the Government.
Voting for candidates for an elective office
The selection by vote of an individual who wishes to serve in public office, such as the presidency or Congress.
The choosing of representatives by the voters.
A Puritan doctrine in which God "elects," or chooses, the individuals who will enter heaven according to His divine will.
The process of voting to choose a person for public office.
A person charged with having committed indictable offences, with the execption of treason and murder, may elect to be tried by a Provincial Court Judge, a Judge alone or by Judge and jury.
a process in which people vote to choose a leader or to decide an issue.
The selection by vote of a person or persons to hold political office.
This is the process where citizens choose a person to act as their representative.
the process of choosing government officials or approving legislation by voters
For serious offences that may lead to five or more years in custody, the accused is entitled to choose (elect) how to be tried: by a Provincial Court Judge, a Supreme Court Judge, or a Supreme Court Judge and Jury.
An unequivocal choice.
process by which people choose the candidate they want to become a public official. Many positions in government are elected positions, which means that many voters have to decide on a person to fill each job. Elections are held for positions like City Council person, Mayor, State Representative, Governor, Congressperson, and President of the United States. Some positions are not elected, but appointed.
the act of choosing, by vote, the people who will take official positions (especially political ones)
The choice by the applicant of the invention to be prosecuted and, hence, the claims to be examined.
A formal choice among specific options on how tax laws are applied to a taxpayer's financial affairs. Usually you make an election on your tax return.
Choosing representatives to occupy official positions by voting.
A term used theologically in Judaism to indicate God's choice of Israel to receive the covenant-a choice not based on the superiority or previous accomplishments of the people, but on God's graciousness (see covenant); in Christianity, the concept of election was applied to the "new Israel" of Jesus' followers in the last times.
Your decision to join or leave the Original Medicare Plan or a Medicare+Choice plan.
when a person or government is chosen by voting.
the biblical teaching that God in his grace chose in eternity those who will be saved. He chose them apart from any merit or worthiness in them (Ephesians 1:3-6, Ephesians 2:8-9). God, however, did not choose anyone to be damned; those who are lost have only themselves to blame (1 Timothy 2:4, Matthew 23:37, Hosea 13:9).
An election is a decision making process where people choose people to hold official offices. This is the usual mechanism by which modern democracy fills offices in the legislature, and sometimes in the executive and judiciary, and in regional and local government. This is also typically the case in a wide range of other private and business organizations, from clubs to voluntary associations and corporations.
Election is a 1999 film adapted from a critically acclaimed 1998 novelhttp://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0425167283/102-2045911-2538531?v=glance&n=283155 of the same name by Tom Perrotta. Perrotta's novel is set in 1992, and its plot is about a three-way election race in high school that satirizes high school life and politics. The film was directed by Alexander Payne and stars Matthew Broderick, Reese Witherspoon, and Chris Klein.
Election (Chinese title: é»‘ç¤¾æœƒ – literally "Black Society", a common Cantonese reference to the society of triads) is a 2005 film directed by Johnnie To with a large ensemble cast. The two actors Simon Yam and Tony Leung play two gang leaders engaged in a power struggle to become the new leader of the Hong Kong Triad society.