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elect

1. voted into office but not yet installed
2. Christianity
a. selected or predestined by God to receive salvation; chosen
b. (as collective noun; preceded by the): the elect
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Pitching electable against electable has limitations.
But having crafted a neoliberal agenda that made their parties electable in the 1990s and beyond, they apparently believed their work was done: That the shift to the Right was both unidirectional - you could never shift Left - and unique - they would never have to shift again.
We need to get the party into a strong and electable position as fast as we can, and get back to focusing on what matters to the voters.
They want a new leader whom they see as electable and one who can give them all the rewards of high office.
After Hillary Clinton soundly defeated Bernie Sanders in the New York Primary (a result that surprised no one except the many, many guys on Facebooka disturbing number of whom I've slept withwho keep posting the same three polls from websites no one has ever heard of mansplaining why a Jewish Socialist from Vermont, who has as yet to receive one drop of the mud the GOP would gleefully sling at him should he actually win the nomination, is somehow more electable than one of the most famous and powerful women on the planet), the calls from all quarters for the Bernmeister to drop out of the election have grown, if not quite deafening, than politely suggestive.
Retired neurosurgeon BenAaAeAeA Carson was the next most electable -- s in 10 say the same for Carson.
A source said: "Every time we try to prove to voters we have an electable leader with a credible foreign policy, our critics will roll out pictures and stories of him with these people.
LABOUR leadership contender Yvette Cooper has warned her party against swinging too far to the left or right as she stressed there was a mountain to climb to become electable again.
LABOUR leadership contender Yvette Cooper has warned her party against swinging too far to the left or right, as she stressed there was a mountain to climb to become electable again.
Labour's John Woodcock hit out at Tory David Morris for lobbying the Government for a tunnel under Morecambe Bay, saying his constituents will think he was making something up to be more electable.
The committee was established to support Republican candidates it deems electable, offsetting GOP candidates who might offend key parts of the electorate.
The PML-N has been strengthening its position in Gujrat where at least three electable joined the part during the last couple of days.