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by-election

, bye-election
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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ECP also deputed Returning Officers (RO) for by-elections where Assistant commissioner Oghi appointed as RO Tehsil Oghi, Additional Deputy Commissioner for Mansehra and AC Balakot for Tehsil Balakot.
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Senior representatives of the NDMA and Met department will share the latest flood situation and weather forecast of the constituencies where by-elections are to be held.
He stressed the keenness of the by-elections executive committee to streamline administrative and technical procedures and provide required staff for the electoral panels to assume their role fully and ensure eligible voters exercise their constitutional right.
His statement came after voting in the by-elections for the Kaashidhoo and Thimarafushi constituencies and the Thaa Atoll Gaadhiffushi and Haa dhaal Atoll Kumundhoo Island councils began today.
Pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy won by a landslide in Sunday's parliamentary by-elections, according to preliminary results.
Orpington, Carmarthen, Hamilton and Crosby - four by-elections, won by different parties which triggered permanent political change.
The by-elections took place after three councillors - two Conservatives and one Green - decided to step down late last year.
More than 40 Bahraini women were arrested and beaten by security forces for protesting against parliamentary by-elections, the main Shiite opposition group Al-Wefaq said in a statement Monday, the AFP reported.