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Antonyms for electoral

appointed, appointive.

Quotes of electoral

  1. I would anticipate that the Electoral College will be held on the 13th of December, and our 20 electorate votes will go to the certified winner. – Kenneth Blackwell
  2. We have fought for social justice. We have fought for economic justice. We have fought for environmental justice. We have fought for criminal justice. Now we must add a new fight- the fight for electoral justice. – Barbara Boxer
  3. I thought that that was an effort to inject a popular element, a democratic element into the selection of a person who, once he is selected and confirmed, is beyond electoral control. – Stephen Breyer
  4. When George Bush asked me to sign on, it obviously wasn't because he was worried about carrying Wyoming. We got 70 percent of the vote in Wyoming, although those three electoral votes turned out to be pretty important last time around. – Dick Cheney
  5. I have just come out of an electoral experience with the people of my country in which I invited them to join me in a partnership for governance. – Perry Christie
  6. Nothing is more unreliable than the populace, nothing more obscure than human intentions, nothing more deceptive than the whole electoral system. – Marcus Tullius Cicero
  7. Require... electoral votes to be allocated in proportion to the popular votes. – Robert A. Dahl
  8. It's clear enough that there was substantial fraud in Ohio, thus delivering the Electoral College vote for President Bush. – George Galloway
  9. It seems to be impossible to hold a credible election without reforming the electoral system. – Sheikh Hasina
  10. I'm not ready to give you a clear answer on whether electoral politics holds any particular hope for progressives. It would mean that nothing I did ever mattered. – Tom Hayden
  11. The great disadvantage of our present electoral system is that it freezes the pattern of politics, and holds together the incompatible because everyone assumes that if a party splits it will be electorally slaughtered. – Roy Jenkins
  12. We will be sending our own observers in to monitor the electoral process. – Alan Garcia Perez
  13. The presidency is not an entry -level electoral job. – John Podhoretz
  14. Those 40 or 50 national correspondents who had followed Kennedy since the beginning of his electoral exertions into the November days had become more than a press corps- they had become his friends and, some of them, his most devoted admirers. – Theodore White

Usage examples for electoral

  1. In the description of the residence of the parties, the name of the judicial, and not the name of the electoral county must be inserted. – General Instructions For The Guidance Of Post Office Inspectors In The Dominion Of Canada by Alexander Campbell
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. They can, we see, pronounce a positive electoral negative; yet even they, after the eighty and odd years of our domestic perplexity, in the presence of the eighty and odd members pledged for Home Rule, have been moved to excited inquiries regarding measures- short of the obnoxious Bill. – The Short Works of George Meredith by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  5. The stock phrase, an electoral battle, was not for them a political commonplace but a reality. – Cæsar or Nothing by Pío Baroja Baroja
  6. 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
  7. They were adherents of Philip Melanchthon, hence called Melanchthonians or, more commonly, Philippists, and were led by the theologians of Electoral Saxony. – Historical Introductions to the Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church by Friedrich Bente
  8. And, in the Electoral College, which raises to the chief magistracy the citizen who receives the constitutional vote, these same States have one hundred and twenty electoral votes, and the State of New York has thirty- five. – Trial of the Officers and Crew of the Privateer Savannah, on the Charge of Piracy, in the United States Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York by A. F. Warburton
  9. He carried but one State outright, and got but twelve votes in the electoral college. – Stephen Arnold Douglas by William Garrott Brown
  10. 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
  11. Two days later the electoral Congress met at Versailles. – A History of the Third French Republic by C. H. C. Wright
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. Douglas' personal triumph had been great, but his remarkable popular support shrunk to an insignificant twelve votes in the electoral college. – Children of the Market Place by Edgar Lee Masters
  17. He received the electoral vote of faithful Massachusetts, and that was all. – Daniel Webster by Henry Cabot Lodge
  18. 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
  19. 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

Rhymes for electoral