by-election


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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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Sources said Mr Mehmood had opposed the idea of fielding party candidate in the NA-154 by-election.
He further wrote in his decision that no voting in National Assembly was held on expresses incurred on by-election while apprehension of the applicant was correct that representation in real sense was not possible for remaining period of the National Assembly as there was fear of loss of national exchequer.
Burma's most recent by-election was held just last year, on 1 April.
A nominee for the geographical constituency by-election must be a Chinese citizen who is a Hong Kong permanent resident with no right of abode in a foreign country.
Citing sources, the Geo News reported that Kalsoom Nawaz nomination papers for the by-election would be submitted today by her son-in-law MNA Capt (Retd) Safdar.
The offer has come from the BJP candidate for the by-election in Malappuram, N.
No one can replace Jo, but I promise that if you put your faith in me at this by-election, I will be a loud, proud and strong Yorkshire voice speaking up for everyone in Batley and Spen.
The by-election will take place after councillor Craig Williams was elected Cardiff North MP.
Though her majority was not much more than half the 11,000 Miliband achieved in 2010, she scored 50% of the vote - not bad in a crowded by-election.
JEZZINE, Lebanon: On the way from Sidon to Jezzine, the roadside is dotted with portraits of would-be candidates for Jezzine's by-election.
Labour are 1-16 to win the Heywood & Middleton by-election required after the death of their MP Jim Dobbin.
He asked: "How much will a by-election for an electorate of two million cost, and does he anticipate a turnout higher or lower than the 13 per cent who elected Bob Jones?