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re·e·lect

also re-e·lect (rē′ĭ-lĕkt′)
tr.v. re·e·lect·ed, re·e·lect·ing, re·e·lects also re-e·lect·ed or re-e·lect·ing or re-e·lects
To elect again.

re′e·lec′tion n.
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Noun1.reelection - election again; "he did not run for reelection"
election - a vote to select the winner of a position or political office; "the results of the election will be announced tonight"
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Somewhat later the publication of his 'Lays of Ancient Rome' and of his collected essays brought him immense fame as a writer, and in 1847 his defeat at Edinburgh for reelection to Parliament gave him time for concentrated labor on the
In return for this the Republicans would agree to put up no candidate the following year, when Scully himself came up for reelection as the other alderman from the ward.
A few of the members, as happens in all such assemblies, will possess superior talents; will, by frequent reelections, become members of long standing; will be thoroughly masters of the public business, and perhaps not unwilling to avail themselves of those advantages.
Alvarez himself is preparing for another stab at the speaker's post after winning reelection. His nemesis and Carpio's candidate, Antonio Floirendo, lost his reelection bid to incumbent Davao del Norte vice governor Alan Dujali.
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) have endorsed Abia's governor, Okezie Ikpeazu's reelection bid.
Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri is backing the reelection bid of his former political rival, Sen.
Malacanang said the reelection of the Philippines to the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) only shows that the UN recognizes the country's respect for human rights despite the claims of President Duterte's critics.
Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) quoted Kim as saying, "Your reelection as president is an expression of your people's great support and trust in you."
Each of the elected officials will be able to seek reelection in the next round of voting in 2021.
Presidential reelection for two consecutive periods was approved and re-election for nonconsecutive periods was forbidden on June 16.
Le president ouzbek Le president de la Republique, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, a recu un message de felicitations de la part de son homologue ouzbek, Islam Karimov, a l'occasion de sa reelection a la tete de la magistrature supreme du pays.
O'Brien last served on the board in 2012, when his bid for reelection was turned down in favor of Selectman Mark Ferguson, who has been recently accused of violating the open meeting law by removing a confidential document from an executive session.