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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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One, Modi himself did not campaign in any of the constituencies where bye-elections were held.
My hope is that once the date of the bye-elections is set, all those who are in the concerned constituencies will take part and help with the resumption of the forward-looking movement.
Responding to a question he said those who had conducted rigging in 2013 general election will also not hold free and fair election, almost all parties had protested against last general election and also appeared before the Judicial Commission, in their presence how they are talking about the election as such all political parties should boycott bye-election.
Our correspondent reports that polling is also underway for the bye-election to Vidisha Assembly segment.
Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has finalised all arrangements for bye-elections, scheduled for August 22, on seven seats of National and Provincial assemblies in Sindh.
He said that Degree College and canal water problem in Khushab will be resolved on priority basis and he will inaugurate these schemes after winning of the bye-election in the district.
There were 255 candidates in the bye-elections in which 80 percent of the total 46-lakh 13 thousand voters cast their votes.
ISLAMABAD -- following the advice of Prime Minister, President Asif Ali Zardari, has approved Appellate Tribunals for disposal of appeals arising out of the decision of the Returning Officers for Bye-Elections.
The meeting will also discuss the effects of rains and flood with reference to the forthcoming bye-elections.
The bye-elections were viewed as an acid test for the ruling Congress Party, as it faced a serious challenge from the emerging YSR Congress Party, which is led by Y.
RAWALPINDI -- Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif Saturday said that people have once again expressed complete confidence in the policies of PML-N in bye-elections.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaaf, Chairman, Imran Khan has warned that his party will not accept the results if the sitting rulers attempt to rig the bye-elections of national and provincial assemblies scheduled to be held on August 22.