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general election

1. an election in which representatives are chosen in all constituencies of a state
2. US a final election from which successful candidates are sent to a legislative body
3. US and Canadian (in the US) a national or state election or (in Canada) a federal or provincial election in contrast to a local election
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Simultaneously, the Bureau has launched a web-portal, dedicated for the General Elections 2014: pib.
It is likely that the ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) will be able to obtain a much higher number of deputies in the general elections scheduled to be held in June next year if the election law is amended as the prime minister would like.
According to recommendations of penal, President of Pakistan would share its powers with Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and announce the date of general elections with its consultation.
The three-member commission headed by Chief Justice Nasir-Ul-Mulk comprising Justice Ejaz Afzal Khan and Justice Amir Hani Muslim resumed hearing of the hearing while Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) counsel Abdul Hafeez Pirzada cross-examined Mehboob Anwar, provincial chief election commissioner Punjab during the general election 2013.
This General Election will be interesting for the possible following factors: it could see the emergence of more minority political parties coming to the fore at Westminster, and these parties having some influence on policy, and how the 2015-2020 Parliament runs its dayto-day business.
As such the decision by the government to postpone the general elections was popularly welcomed but within the due process of law.
The GEIC in its public hearing on Thursday directed all the political parties to to submit any additional documents and other material regarding alleged rigging in the last general elections till noon on Saturday, April 25.
Our challenge is to rectify this in the few months remaining before the general election and to do so in a way which respects the decision of the public in 2011 to reject the AV preference voting system (albeit that this result was orchestrated by politicians who may now rue their success).
99 billion were incurred on the 2013 general elections and the finance ministry has made all payments to respective departments in the light of the ECP recommendations.
All three will be in the November general election as well.
I believe the Lib Dems have an excellent chance of winning Newcastle East at the next general election and it is only fair to make way for someone who will be able to spend more time than I have available on campaigning.

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