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primary election

primary election

noun

  1. See primary


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Word History and Origins

Origin of primary election1

First recorded in 1785–95

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Example Sentences

On June 2 — the day of the primary election in Washington — law enforcement officers appeared on every corner, heavily armed in fatigues and body armor.

Strategic discrimination typically occurs prior to a primary election.

First, during the primary election, candidates face off in their home districts, which only cover a small part of the city.

In short, we did not find a spike in the mortality rate associated with the primary elections.

The strangers became fast friends as they greeted voters and processed ballots for the partisan primary election.

“I was stunned when Eric Cantor lost his primary election,” Labrador said in a statement today.

The first primary election of 2014 will happen in Texas on Tuesday.

He won with nearly 70 percent of the vote in a primary election to choose a new leader of the Democratic party last April.

Few New Jerseyans bothered to vote in Tuesday's special primary election for the U.S. Senate.

She left politics earlier this year after losing a primary election in Kadima to former Army chief Shaul Mofaz.

We had in California on the 16th day of August (less than a month ago) a direct-primary election.

In 1909 he thought that a primary election bill was the most important reform; but this primary election bill failed to pass.

With the primary election two months away the candidates began their campaigns at once.

The Legislature met Jan. 13, 1919, after thousands of women had voted at the Primary election.

The primary election is conducted in the same manner as any other election.

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