Definition of General election

1. Noun. A national or state election; candidates are chosen in all constituencies.

Generic synonyms: Election

Definition of General election

1. Noun. An election, usually held at regular intervals, in which candidates are elected in all or most constituencies or electoral districts of a nation. ¹

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Literary usage of General election

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"1, a municipal election on the question of issuing bonds was not invalid because not held at a general election for the election of mayor and general ..."

2. The Contemporary Review (1892)
"THE general election which has just been concluded has been one of the most stoutly ... The general election has followed the excellent rule of recent; ..."

3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1888)
"It shall be the duty of such board of county commissioners, at the next general election occurring after the expiration of thirty days from the date of the ..."

4. The Federal and State Constitutions: Colonial Charters, and Other Organic by Francis N. Thorpe, United States (1909)
"... state shall cause the same to be published, three months before the next general election for representatives of the State legislature, ..."

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