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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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In Bihar, besides 7 Lok Sabha seats, polling is also underway for bye-elections of two assembly constituencies - Baisi and Kochadhaman.
The IHI also resolved to mobilize female voters in the forthcoming bye-election of Lower Dir.
The poll for this bye-election is to be held on September 4, 2013.
Asif informed that they had consulted workers of Jamat-e-Islami in the constituency and the workers decided to extend support to PML-N candidate Rana Mehmoodul Hassan in the bye-election.
He said the people should bring back the tenure of Ch Parvez Elahi and restart the process of progress and development in the Punjab by voting for PML candidates in the bye-election and local bodies polls.
Hyderabad, June 15 ( ANI ): The counting of votes cast in the recent bye-election for the Nellore Lok Sabha and 18 state assembly constituencies is underway.
Lahore -- Pakistan Muslim League-Qaid (PML-Q) has named Hamza Nasir Iqbal as its candidate for bye-election of NA-108 Mandi Bahauddin.
KARACHI -- Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah keeping in view the difficulties of people of Karachi has directed the Home Secretary to withdraw ban on pillion ridding from other districts and keep it imposed only in district Central where bye-election being held on Thursday.
ISLAMABAD -- Ballot papers for the bye-election in NA-246 constituency of Karachi will be delivered to returning officers (RO) under the supervision of the Army.
Nawaz Sharif has withdrawn PMLN candidate in favour of Asif Zardaris PPP candidate in the Mirpur bye-election schedule for tomorrow.
In case of bye-election to parliamentary or assembly constituency, the standard rate card will be obtained by the district election officer concerned immediately on announcement of the bye-election and Media Certification and Monitoring Committee (MCMC) will take due action immediately afterwards.
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.