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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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He said that all the stakeholders should focus on smooth conduct of the next general election.
These training sessions would continue till March 16 to train and enlighten the Lead Trainers on various matters with regard to transparent, fair and impartial conduct of general elections.
LAHORE -- Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders and lawmakers on Sunday said that results of the Senate elections have proved that PML-N is the largest political party of the country and will win coming general election this year.
Though, various candidates have already been shortlisted for party tickets for 2018 general elections but the party will soon announce date for receiving applications after deliberation among senior leaders.
Earlier, it had been stated by PTI leader Abdul Aleem Khan that the PTI chairman would contest the upcoming general elections from five NA constituencies.
The delegation members discussed political situation in the context of next general elections.
He said after winning the upcoming general election, the progress and prosperity of Sindh will be priority of the PML (N) government.
It is exactly a year today to the 2019 General Elections scheduled for Feb.
Here are some of the claims and bogus statistics that have been circulating on social media since the general election, together with what we actually know.
EU citizens who are living in the UK can vote in local elections but cannot take part in general elections.
As such the decision by the government to postpone the general elections was popularly welcomed but within the due process of law.
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.

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