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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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At both places where by-elections are being held, SP will give a strong fight to defeat the BJP," SP's Sunil Singh Yadav told ANI.
The IEBC is preparing for five by-elections, but the number might increase as some petitions are still pending.
The Appeals Chamber at the Administrative Court had rejected, on 29 December 2017, the legal remedy against the preliminary results of the parliamentary by-elections due to defects of form and violation of Article 145 of the electoral code.
Not declaring the by-elections void will mean that ECP is not only failing in performing its duty but also violating the rules.
The by-elections were held on the vacant seats of village and neighbourhood councils in 17 districts of the province under the supervision of the Election Commission of Pakistan.
The by-elections are being held for 56 vacant seats of village and neighbourhood councils.
It is vital to mention here that PPP candidate Saeed Ghani won by-elections in PS 114 on Sunday.
We are confident that the by-Elections scheduled for 24 May 2017 will definitely be free and fair.
Over two million voters, less than five percent of the country's population, could vote in the by-elections where seats in eight states and regions across the country were up for grabs.
Sources said that ECP also decided to deploy military at the polling stations in the by-elections for NA-267 scheduled for April 28.
With 7,281 votes, Ali Abdullah Al Khamees emerged a clear winner in the by-elections held to vote in a new lawmaker from the Third Constituency to replace Nabeel Al Fadhel, who died during a parliamentary session in late December.
If you go back roughly 100 years to the 1918-22 parliament there were over 100 by-elections - a number boosted by the rule that MPs appointed to ministerial office had to submit themselves to a vote in their own constituency.