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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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"The sooner Labour put an electable leader in charge, the better.
Suri said that the election will ensure an end to deprivations of people and added that the electable will work for the betterment of their area.
Meanwhile, in the US, we wonder whether a woman is electable or qualified to be the next president of the United States.
So, yes, an important question for voters in next year's Democratic primaries must be: "Can this candidate defeat Trump?" At the same time, it's far too early in the process to make pronouncements about what exactly makes a candidate "electable." Biden's supporters argue that his popularity with working-class Americans would enable him to siphon voters away from Trump.
In a response to Oshiomhole's remark during a press conference in Abuja where he claimed that Atiku lost the election because he was not electable, the National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Kola Ologbodiyan, said the party boss was not someone his party could be proud of given the way he had run the ruling party.
Nobody can now say that he's not electable, as he's shown his humour, confidence and steely determination despite the cruel abuse he's suffered from the MSM (mainstream media) and his own MPs.
Mr Farron also said it was time Labour "sorted its act out, got a decent electable leader".
KARACHI -- Corrupt electable who have surrounded Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan are a serious threat to the reputation of the new government, said Pasban e Pakistan President Altaf Shakoor here Friday.
Before elections, sights were set on luring/fielding electable by him.
The no-name winner is seemingly the reverse of the electable: the former relying entirely on the mega wattage of an incoming prime minister for support, the latter merging a fixed constituency base with the right party in any given election.
Information Minister said casting vote is a national obligation and urged people including women to come out on July 25 and vote independently for the electable who deserves to reach the parliament and struggles for people rights at every platform.