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general election

1. an election in which representatives are chosen in all constituencies of a state
2. US a final election from which successful candidates are sent to a legislative body
3. US and Canadian (in the US) a national or state election or (in Canada) a federal or provincial election in contrast to a local election
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REFORMSbrMr Wamalwa is also hoping to ride on the feeling within many both in the ruling party and the opposition that there needs to be a change to the Constitution before the next General Election.
Though, various candidates have already been shortlisted for party tickets for 2018 general elections but the party will soon announce date for receiving applications after deliberation among senior leaders.
Mr McDonnell told Peston: "Better we have a general election.
4%: the highest in any general election since 1970.
Indeed, if the figures from this poll were to be produced on election day then we would see the Labour Party gain their largest vote share in Wales at a general election since 2001.
These were all won by Labour in the last general election.
I think this is shocking politics at General Election time.
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With MPs' support, the snap general election will be held in just seven weeks.
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The bank said that if history is used as a guide, on average the UK economy has been larger one year after a general election than at the time of the ballot.
the General election - the day we are able to go to the polls and cast our vote - will be held on Thursday, May 7.

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