Election Day


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Election Day

n.
A day set by law for the election of public officials.

Elec′tion Day`


n.
1. the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November, on which national elections are held in the U.S. in even years.
2. (often l.c.) any day designated for the election of public officials.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Election Day - the day appointed for an electionelection day - the day appointed for an election; in the United States it is the 1st Tuesday after the 1st Monday in November
day - a day assigned to a particular purpose or observance; "Mother's Day"
Translations

election day

ngiorno delle elezioni
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This distinction could more justly be claimed by some mariners -- a part of the crew of the vessel from the Spanish Main -- who had come ashore to see the humours of Election Day.
By the power of our ballots on election day will we take your government away from you--"
He was up in Carter Flagg's store at the Glen the night after election day, along with a crowd of others, waiting for the news.
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Patrick signed an early voting bill into law Thursday that will allow voting over 10 days before Election Day starting in 2016, online voter registration and preregistration for 16- and 17-year-olds.
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RAWALPINDI -- Security has been put on high alert across the district owing to severe threat of terrorism on Election Day.
In Dnevnik's analysis of the election activities, it is said that under the law the election campaign of the local elections should begin 20 days before the election day and finish two days before the election day.
DEMOCRAT Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney left voters on election day with a stark choice between their fundamentally different visions for the country's future, laid out during an aggressive and closely fought battle for the White House.
Romney is set to make two campaign stops on Election Day in the battleground state of Ohio, whose 18 electoral votes are seen as potentially crucial in determining the winner of the election.
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The chairman of the Republican Party of Texas says he won't be home before Election Day.