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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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For the parliamentary bye-elections, the writ of elections, which he also said would be held within 90 days, will be issued by the President.
It said the victory of the PDP in Taraba state Assembly bye-election into Ardo-kola state constituency further affirmed the party's popularity among Nigerians in all parts of the country.
The party will have to decide which of the two aspirants it will choose to run on its ticket for the upcoming senatorial bye-election, though the National Elections Commission (NEC) has not yet scheduled the bye-election.
He added that attention is first drawn to the last bye-election in NA-120 (Lahore) which was questioned before this high court on somewhat similar grounds.
Peshawar -- ECP has finalized all arrangements for use of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) as pilot test in NA-4 Peshawar-IV Bye-Elections.
Jaffar Iqbal said the people had reposed their confidence in the incumbent government and its leadership through voting for the PML-N candidates in all bye-elections.
Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], October 24 ( ANI ): The Election Commission (EC) in a press note on Tuesday said it has decided to hold a bye-election to the Council of States from Rajasthan to fill the vacancy after the resignation of sitting member, M.
The ECP has also written a letter to the Ministry of Defence seeking deployment of troops in the bye-election.
Khan the ECP has notified the election schedule for bye-election to the vacant seat of PK-68, D.
ISLAMABAD -- Minister of State for Maritime Chaudhry Jaffar Iqbal Tuesday said people had rejected the politics of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and the results of NA-154 bye-election was a proof of that.
17 ( ANI ): The Election Commission of India has decided to use the Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail system (VVPAT) system at the current bye-election from 51-Noksen (ST) assembly constituency of Nagaland.
ISLAMABAD -- Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has drawn the attention of contesting candidates for bye-election in provincial assembly of Punjab PP-20 Chakwal-I to the provisions of Section 182 of the Election Act, 2017.