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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The process of selecting those catechumens who are considered ready to take part in the next celebration of the sacraments of initiation. The celebration of the Rite of Election takes place the first Sunday of Lent. The bishop declares in the name of the church that particular catechumens are ready and chosen for the sacraments at Easter. The Book of the Elect is presented to the bishop at this celebration.