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Fit or able to be elected, especially to public office: an electable candidate.

e·lect′a·bil′i·ty n.
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President Musharraf's undoing was the defiance of Chief Justice Iftikhar plus the rag tag of electable who orchestrated his undoing after he had lost utility.
Soomro jointly convinced 14 electable of PMLN including provincial minister for interior, Sarfraz Bugti and Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI) refreshing old relationship with PPP revolt against the then CM Balochistan Sana Ullah Zehri.
The people who "decide" whether someone is electable or not are not the electorate - that comes much later - but opinion-forming elites and those who fund and promote them.
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If Labour can apply the same digital discipline and appeal as the SNP and Yes Scotland achieved in 2014, Corbyn might be mining a deep seam of British politics, even if it's not enough to make him electable.
He was a strong supporter of Neil Kinnock's efforts to make the Labour Party more electable.
Owen Smith, the challenger this time, portrayed himself as a left-winger who agreed with most of Mr Corbyn's ideas but was (he suggested) more electable.
Notwithstanding, the current dreadful mess Labour are in was forged by the unions, shoeing in Ed Miliband, in the last gasp of an electable party.
Mr Corbyn is clearly happiest when talking to extremists who believe in overthrowing capitalism, mass industrial action and street protest, than he is in taking on the Tories and making the Labour Party electable.
The party is always strongest and most electable when it unites all of our movement's great traditions.
But it is not a ringing endorsement to say he is as electable as Ed Miliband because Miliband was never electable at all.
LABOUR needs to take swift action to get the party into a strong and electable position, Newcastle City Council leader Nick Forbes has urged.