Usage examples for elected

  1. He had less friends than I, and yet he was elected – Slips of Speech by John H. Bechtel
  2. He was elected to convict them, not to try them, and he conducted the trial not to arrive at a fair verdict, but to force a conviction. – The Unwilling Vestal by Edward Lucas White
  3. A general meeting, however, of the federal members was called, and the subject explained, when it was admitted that Mr. Burr could not be elected – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  4. The Warden whom they had elected they were to obey. – Oxford and Her Colleges by Goldwin Smith
  5. That he, who was a republican, should have been elected so easily the successor of Gen. –  by