Usage examples for electoral

  1. She had seen these things, trembling; and other things also- things that had made the cheeks of reformers grow pale, and betrayed to all thinking men that below Lafayette, below Bailly, below the Municipality and the Electoral Committee, roared and seethed the awakened forces of the Faubourgs, of St. Antoine, and St. Marceau! – The Red Cockade by Stanley J. Weyman
  2. Every New England State but Vermont cast its electoral votes for Clinton; all the Middle States but Pennsylvania also supported him; and Maryland divided its vote. – Jefferson and his Colleagues A Chronicle of the Virginia Dynasty, Volume 15 In The Chronicles Of America Series by Allen Johnson
  3. The weak spots in all popular electoral systems are obvious, and the election of representatives is always a subject for jokes and satire. – The Rise of the Democracy by Joseph Clayton
  4. He sent to Marseilles for one of his associates, an elderly retired grocer called Brindebois, who happened to live in Daubrecq's electoral district and interested himself in politics. – The Crystal Stopper by Maurice LeBlanc
  5. On the second Wednesday in February, this officer opens them, and in the presence of the two houses of Congress, counts them, and declares elected the candidate who has received the majority of the electoral votes. – Problems in American Democracy by Thames Ross Williamson
  6. Your Electoral Highness's letter and gracious remembrance of me, reached me on Friday evening, when I was preparing to leave on Sunday morning. – Pictures of German Life in the XVth XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Vol. I. by Gustav Freytag
  7. He received the electoral vote of faithful Massachusetts, and that was all. – Daniel Webster by Henry Cabot Lodge
  8. When the death of the Electoral Prince was known, they fell still lower. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 5 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  9. He carried but one State outright, and got but twelve votes in the electoral college. – Stephen Arnold Douglas by William Garrott Brown
  10. Therefore, said the Antifederalists, if we approve of a federal constitution which provides for a legislature of two houses and chooses a president by the device of an electoral college, we virtually condemn the state constitution under which we live. – The Critical Period of American History by John Fiske
  11. This club is usually presided over by M. Cernuschi, a banker, who was in bad odour with the Imperial Government for having subscribed a large sum for the electoral campaign against the Plebiscite. – Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris by Henry Labouchère
  12. In June, Charles the Elector Palatine dying without issue, the Electoral dignity went to the house of Newburgh, a most bigoted Popish family. – The English Church in the Eighteenth Century by Charles J. Abbey and John H. Overton