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