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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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I'm not anticipating many people calling for a byelection.
A Downing Street source said: "We need a byelection dogfight with UKIP like a hole in the head.
A[cedilla] A byelection will be held on October 1, if any two of the top-placed candidates in an emirate have polled equal number of votes
Bain attributed the low byelection turnout - just 33 per cent - to public anger at MPs' abuse of the expenses system.
Kolkata, Mar 1 (ANI): Giving a fresh jolt to the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPM) in West Bengal, the Trinamool Congress on Sunday wrested the Bishanpur (West) assembly seat from the Left Front by a huge margin in a byelection.
It's byelection night in Alberta, June 12, and Kevin Taft, the provincial Liberal leader, is all smiles.
That's one of the most potent questions to arise out of the Ogmore byelection.
Since the byelection the Filmon government has adjusted the reform system and is broadening the consultative process.
MIRPUR (AJK) -- PML (N) AJK Chief and former Prime Minister of the State Raja Farooq Haider Khan here Monday asked the Chief Election Commissioner of AJK to arrange for deployment of the Rangers Force in Mirpur to maintain complete peace and order for ensuring the holding of scheduled March 29 byelection to the AJK Legislative Assembly's LAIII Mirpur city seat.
Inamullah Niazi had won the Punjab Assembly seat from BhakkarII PP48 in the byelection in November 2014 as an independent candidate.
Qadri said that he was launching his political battle from the upcoming byelection in Bhakkar.
But instead of wasting PS4million on a byelection to stick another expensive person into an unloved post why not scrap the job and spend the money on protecting victims of abuse?