- the state of being elected againnot seeking re-election
- (as modifier)a re-election campaign
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Example sentences from the Web for re-election
Historically the reelection rate for members of Congress is in the area of 95 percent.
But on Monday Portman said that he would not run for president, choosing to seek reelection in Ohio.
When Carter lost reelection in 1980, Rubenstein had to scramble.
In 1994 and in 2010 the GOP turned in strong midterm performances, and then saw Clinton and Obama win reelection.With Immigration Move, Obama and the Welfare Party Strike Again|Lloyd Green|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hispanic Republican moderate Brian Sandoval just won a landslide reelection in Nevada.Could This Be the First Pro-Choice Republican on a National Ticket?|David Freedlander|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His youngest son came of age just in time to cast the tenth vote in the family for the reelection of Woodrow Wilson.Lyman's History of old Walla Walla County, Vol. 2 (of 2)|William Denison Lyman
Holden, that champion of the opposition to tithes, became a candidate for Governor against Vance, who was standing for reelection.The Day of the Confederacy|Nathaniel W. Stephenson
By a reelection he was continued in the Senate till he resigned his seat and retired, in March, 1848.The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Volume Two|Abraham Lincoln
For his own reasons he insisted upon Tammany's turning down an excellent Democratic judge who was a candidate for reelection.Theodore Roosevelt|Theodore Roosevelt
Whatever may be the opinions of others, the President considers his reelection as a decision of the people against the bank.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents|James D. Richardson