Her party, the NLD, refused to participate in the 2010 election, saying—with considerable justification—that it would be rigged.
In 1965, amid political tensions, regional elections were rigged by the ruling party in Western Nigeria.
The rigged system of redistricting is quietly reaching new lows of collusion and cronyism in states across the country.
The problem is that, for all practical purposes, the game was rigged ahead of time to produce this result.
One of the benefits of the economic sanctions imposed on Iran is that the regime was too weak to risk a second rigged election.
I have just returned from taking the men to have a hot bath in some baths the Engineers have rigged up.
Having put a sling on the box, he rigged a purchase, and hoisted it out of the cabin.
Towards the end of the month of September the skeleton of the vessel, which was to be rigged as a schooner, lay in the dockyard.
How could I, when he was rigged up so different, with his head all covered up?
She was never sailed, though the model, now in the Coniston Museum, is rigged.
late 15c., originally nautical, "to fit with sails," probably from a Scandinavian source (cf. Danish, Norwegian rigge "to equip," Swedish rigga "to rig, harness"), though these may be from English; perhaps ultimately from PIE *reig- "to bind." Slang meaning "to pre-arrange or tamper with results" is attested from 1938, perhaps a different word, from rig (n.) "a trick, swindle, scheme" (1775), earlier "sport, banter, ridicule" (1725), of unknown origin. Also there is rig (v.) "ransack" from 1560s, likewise of unknown origin. Related: Rigged; rigging.
"distinctive arrangement of sails, masts, etc. on a ship," 1822, from rig (v.). Extended to costume, clothing outfit (1843); horse-drawn vehicle (1831), which led to sense of "truck, bus, etc." (1851); and apparatus for well-sinking (1875).
To prearrange or tamper with a result or process; fix: Prizefights or horse-races have been rigged (1930s+)