- election cake,
- election day,
- election district,
Origin of election
Examples from the Web for election
The election of 1964 produced the most liberal Congress since the Democratic landslide of 1936.
In 1989, a newly registered Republican in Louisiana named David Duke won his only election by a fluke.
Who was elected president of what country in May in an election that much of the country refused to take part in?Michael Tomasky’s Year-End Quiz: Test Your 2014 News Knowledge|Michael Tomasky|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Eventually Julio made the decision to become an American Citizen, and even voted for Barack Obama in the 2008 election.
And, every election, we have our quasi-comic-relief candidates, your Al Haigs and Gary Bauers and Bill Richardsons.
The election may bring us back independent of Mr. Trebell and anything he stands for.Three Plays by Granville-Barker|Harley Granville-Barker
His election shows what the unity of the Liberal party must have been.The True Story of my Parliamentary Struggle|Charles Bradlaugh
The doctrine of foreknowledge, with Mr. Toplady, included the doctrine of election and decrees.The Young People's Wesley|W. McDonald
It was usual for such companies not to break up until they had witnessed the election of the mayor.
As soon as the election was over, our people began to cable me to come home and take charge.The Plum Tree|David Graham Phillips
- the doctrine of Calvin that God chooses certain individuals for salvation without reference to their faith or works
- the doctrine of Arminius and others that God chooses for salvation those who, by grace, persevere in faith and works
late 13c., from Anglo-French eleccioun, Old French elecion "choice, election, selection" (12c.), from Latin electionem (nominative electio), noun of action from past participle stem of eligere "pick out, select," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + -ligere, comb. form of legere "to choose, read" (see lecture (n.)). Theological sense is from late 14c.