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by-election

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1. (in the United Kingdom and other countries of the Commonwealth) an election held during the life of a parliament to fill a vacant seat in the lower chamber
2. (in the US) a special election to fill a vacant elective position with an unexpired term
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The bi-elections are being held on NA-262, Qala Abdullah as well as on the provincial assembly seats i.
She told the Echo: "In Wales, because there are only four women MPs, all Labour, and because all Labour-held seats in the General Election in June were held by men, I am calling for there to be all women shortlists in any bi-elections in Wales that arise in the life of this Parliament.
QUETTA -- A meeting was held to review the security arrangements for the forthcoming bi-elections in four different constituencies of national and provincial assemblies.
It also demanded that the government prioritises, with immediate effect, the conduct of the gubernatorial bi-elections in Lakes state It also demanded the re-examination of the decision of governor Dhuol's decision to close Lakes state parliament for six months.
They extended their heartiest congratulations to the Prime Minister on the election of Syed Ali Mausa Gilani with an impressive victory in the recently held bi-elections.
It is worth mentioning that BPDI launched last year a number of programs and activities aimed at boosting the culture of democracy, awareness week for youth during the elections and bi-elections in the last quarter of the year 2011 presented by a number of elite of Bahraini academicians, politicians.
Suu Kyi is now registering her once-banned party, the National League for Democracy, and she is expected to run for a seat in parliament in upcoming bi-elections.
Possibly Priya doesn't know that when her father Sunil Dutt was aabinet Minister, it was during that period Sanjay Dutt had canvassed for the Sawajwadi Party in the parliamentary bi-elections for Jaya Prada in Rampur," he said.
In his addressing to the party workers Khan said that he was grateful to the people of the province in general and the people of Peshawar in particular for their trust they reposed in this and his party in the last general elections, and expressed the hope that they would support PTI in the upcoming bi-elections the way they have done in the last general elections.
Time Topic 8:30 Nurses and Male-Nurses Electing Their New Union Representatives at the House of the Physician/Tehweeta 11:00 Lions/Rotary Clubs launching in conjunction with the Ministries of Defense, Transportation, Army Command and Balamand University an Artificial Harbour Dock # 5 at Tripoli Seaport 12:00 Fadi Karam holding a press conference over his Running for al-Koura bi-elections at Freed Habeeb's home in Kousba.
The Parliamentarians were also appreciative of the electoral performance of Pakistan People's Party and its allied parties in the recently held bi-elections in which they secured maximum number of seats despite calls given by some elements not to participate in the electoral process.
Suu Kyi, who was released from house arrest earlier this year, is now registering her once-banned party, the National League for Democracy, and she is expected to run for a seat in parliament in upcoming bi-elections.

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