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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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Peshawar, February 06, 2010 (Frontier Star): Training of Presiding Officers and Polling staff for conduct of Bye Election in PF 75 Lakki Marwat-II concluded which was attended by all Presiding Officers and Polling staff.
Talking to a private TV channel here on Saturday Zulfiqar Khosa said that it was decided between two parties that the party, which would win the seat in general elections, would have the rights of this seat and other party would not bring its candidate in bye elections.
ISLAMABAD, 06 June, 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- Founder Chairman Pakistan Muslim League (Awami) Sheikh Rashid Ahmed who filed his nomination papers for NA-55 Rawalpindi said that the final decision to contest forthcoming bye elections of the constituency would be taken on June 15 in the party workers meeting.
Patna, June 18 ( ANI ): Former Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, on Wednesday welcomed Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Yadav extending support to Janata Dal United (JD-U) candidates in the Rajya Sabha bye elections in the state.
ISLAMABAD -- President PPP Parliamentarian Makhdoom Amin Fahim has said that his party would have emerged victorious as it did in the bye elections if the general elections had been free and fair.
Counting of votes for Bankura and Daspur Assembly bye elections are being held in West Bengal.
LAHORE -- Provincial Minister for Law & Local Government, Rana Sanaullah Khan has said that Imran Khan is afraid of defeat in bye elections of Jhang and wants to escape by leveling baseless allegations.
The NLD won all 40 of the seats declared so far out of the 45 for which the bye elections are being held.
The sources further said that the Secretary did not go for the extreme step in the larger national interest as the bye elections scheduled for 22nd August would have been affected in the absence of the Chief Election Commissioner and the Secretary.
ISLAMABAD -- The Election Commission of Pakistan has said that all the candidates contesting bye elections in Vehari , Dadu and Thatta should abide by rules and regulations of ECP strictly
We have got full confidence that we are going to win all the three seats and I requested all the ministers those who have some contact in respective constituencies they must also concentrate to win all the three bye elections.
Liaqat Baloch said, there were reports of troops deployment in the bye elections in Karachi.