1. to elect (a person, political party, etc) to an official post for a further term
“Collins English Dictionary — Complete & Unabridged” 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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One of the main reasons America should re-elect President Obama is that he is still committed to cooperation.

Next year, the Israeli electorate may not be so disposed to re-elect its prime minister.

And only 37 percent of independents would vote to re-elect Obama if the election were held today.

All this is suicide for a party that wants to regain the majority and help re-elect its president.

There were enough votes to re-elect him, but it would require the most careful political manipulation to hold them together.

The procedure is to make a few long speeches, praise the club, and re-elect the Board.

If we could find a man who was able to do what the majority wants every time, we could re-elect him for the next fifty years.

I believe there is no disposition in any party to re-elect Heister.

When Michaelmas arrived, the livery refused to re-elect Trecothick—as indeed Wilkes had foretold.