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Example Sentences for "elect"

The Prime Minister is expected to call a federal election next springThe party leader was elected with a very slim majority.

The Prime Minister is expected to call a federal election next spring.

Her classmates elected her president of the student council.

Margaret Thatcher was the first woman to be elected Prime Minister of Great Britain.

Anita Walsh appears to be winning the race, but the final election results will not be available until 10:00.

Boris Yeltsin was the first person to be elected as president of a free and democratic Russia.

The candidate promised to lower taxes if he got elected, but no one trusted him.

The mayor has resigned his post, and is expected to call an election within days.

George Jean Nathan once said that bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.

Otto von Bismarck once remarked that people never lie so much as after a hunt, during a war or before an election.

Bill Vaughan once observed that a citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote in a national election.

Zachary Taylor didn't vote in the election that elected him U.S. President.

Max Weber conceived of democracy as entailing the formation of a political elite in competition for the votes of a largely passive electorate.

On February 28, 1971, the male electorate of Liechtenstein refused to grant women the right to vote.

In 1961, Burundi's first elected Prime Minister was assassinated after just two weeks in office.

An American proverb states that the only thing we learn from new elections is that we learned nothing from the old.

Mustafa Kemal Ataturk was elected President of Turkey in August of 1923.

Discussion question: What changes would you make to your country if you were elected to lead the government?

Find someone who has voted in an election.


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