elected official

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Noun1.elected official - official who won the office in a free electionelected official - official who won the office in a free election
lame duck - an elected official still in office but not slated to continue
lieutenant governor - an elected official serving as deputy to the governor of a state of the United States
functionary, official - a worker who holds or is invested with an office
selectman - an elected member of a board of officials who run New England towns
selectwoman - an elected member of a board of officials who run New England towns
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Keller is not an elected official. I suggest, however, that he keep in mind that the officials he chooses to run and helps to campaign would, if elected, benefit from collaboration with the opposing party in a joint effort to best serve the needs of voters; that DuPage County does not need the rancor and divisiveness we currently see at the federal level; and that voters do pay attention to how well they're being served.
Thus, an elected official can use the courts to violate and disregard the will of voters in their own communities and ignore the term limits that were enacted legally and by a public vote.
Transparency only means that the elected official must, at all times, be welcoming of public scrutiny of her acts.
Constituent badges are a feature users can turn on or off to let elected officials know they're one of the people that elected official is representing.
However, one must look at council-related expenses per elected official in order to assess the average cost of one elected official in a given city.
Lane County's five commissioners, its sheriff and its justice of the peace would all see salary increases under a proposal from the county's elected official compensation committee.
When you speak to any elected official, whether it's on the federal, state or local level, lawmakers listen.
Here are three benefits to being a local elected official:
The affidavit is filed with the town clerk and names the elected official, his/her office, and a statement of the grounds for recall.
In this Elected Official's Guide, readers will learn about the different types of shared services as well as the advantages and barriers to intergovernmental cooperation.
She urged any elected official who finds inaccurate information or information in need of updating to contact McLean's Ken Gagnon at kgagnon@mcleancommuniations.com by April 19.
The elected official said the cause of the clash was not clear as leaders of the rival groups were no present during the clash.